İsmail Erdoğan, Chairman of the Executive Board of Hisar, was born in 1954 in Akşehir, Turkey. He completed his high school education at Austrian High School and bachelor degree in Business Administration at İ.İ.T.A. He has been working at a family company called Hisar which is leading manufactures Cutlery and Cookware. Undertaking various tasks and responsibilities since 1981. He has worked in various positions in Hisar. On the other hand, he is the founding member of ZÜCDER which is the most important association of houseware sector in Turkey, since 2004 and he is president of ZUCDER
He was the chairman of the board between 2016-2019. EVFED (Houseware and Kitchen Equipments Federation) which consist five associations such as ZUCDER, PAGDER, TUSİD, MOBSAN and PASDER. He served in various management roles of civil society organizations and sector associations such as TÜGİAD, TUSİD etc. İsmail Erdoğan’s tendency to create and innovate, provided him to win Design Turkey Good Design award for designing Monaco Tray in 2012 which shows that he is not only a successful businessman but also a talented designer. He is married and a father of 3 daughters. He speaks German and English.