Ümit Leblebici, who is graduated from Faculty of Business Administration at İstanbul University, got his master’s degree from Department of Finance at the same university in 1994.
Leblebici began his business career in finance sector and worked in various financial institutions between 1991-1997. In 1999, he joined Türk Ekonomi Bankası (TEB) as Director of Treasury Group and became Assistant General Manager of Asset-Liability Management and Treasury Group in 2002.
After being appointed as Deputy General Manager of TEB in February 2013, he became CEO of TEB in September 2013. Leblebici is Vice President of the Executive Board of The Banks Association of Turkey (TBB) and has also been Board Member of Foreign Economic Relations (DEİK) as of July 10th 2017.