BBVA USA announced today Murat Kalkan will be responsible for the bank’s mortgage and home equity business across the U.S. including mortgage and home equity originations, servicing, secondary marketing, and portfolio management.
Kalkan brings nearly a decade of experience in strategy and transformation to the position, and he has been highly successful in the development and implementation of mortgage growth strategies. He has also led significant initiatives in digital and commercial banking.
Süzer: Murat’s experience aligns with the bank’s strategies and goals around digital transformation.
“Murat’s experience aligns with the bank’s strategies and goals around digital transformation,” said BBVA USA Head of Retail Banking Çağri Süzer. “That experience, particularly his time with McKinsey & Company, will position him well to advance our mortgage objectives across the board.”
Murat earned his MBA at the Wharton School of Business, with a major in finance and marketing. Before that, he graduated from Bosphorus University in Turkey with a bachelor of science in industrial engineering. Kalkan will be based in Houston, and is expected to assume his responsibilities in late October.