He was born in 1982 in Uşak, and completed his secondary and high school education in Denizli. He graduated from Industrial Engineering Department of Istanbul Yıldız Technical University in 2005 and completed his master's degree in Industrial Engineering Department again in Istanbul Yıldız Technical University in 2009. He is continuing his PhD in Industrial Engineering at the same university.

He started his professional career at IBB ISBAK A.Ş. in November 2008 and worked as a Foreign Trade Expert, ERP Chief, Strategy Development and Quality Manager until 2016. He also served as a lecturer in the Department of Industrial Engineering of Nişantaşı University between 2014 and 2016.

Having served as Deputy General Director at İBB BELBİM A.Ş. between 2016-2018, Mr. Gülten was appointed as Chairman of Subsidiaries and Deputy General Director at Turkish Post Corp. and also served as a Member of the Board of Directors of PTT Para Logistics A.Ş.

Being married and having one child, Mr. Gülten is fluent in English.

Mr. Hakan Gülten was appointed as the General Director of Turkish Post Corp. on January 7, 2020 after he acquired experience in the institution.

Having been appointed as Member of the Board of our Company on 27/03/2020, Mr. Hakan Gülten was appointed as Deputy Chairman of the Board on 28/04/2021.​