Ceyhan Saldanlı was born in 1954 in Denizli. He graduated from Istanbul Technical University Faculty of Electrical-Electronics in 1975.
He worked in public sector between 1975 and 1980. Saldanlı who is one of the founding partners of Elsan Elektrik Gereçleri Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş. established in 1980 and Tümaş Mermer A.Ş. Saldanlı started his career in energy sector with electrical retail and distribution company Aydem A.Ş. in 1991.
Aydem Renewables, established in 1995 was followed by a great number of energy companies. Between 2004-2012, he was assigned as the Chairman of the Board of ELDER Electricity Distribution Services Association. Saldanlı is currently a member of the ELDER Board of Directors and is actively involved in the sector-related organizations.