A Haber, a partisan TV channel, was founded by Ahmet Çalık, a close associate of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, in 2011.
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Affiliated Interests Founder
Ahmet Çalık was born in 1958. He is the chairman of Çalık Holding. Ahmet Çalık established Ortadoğu Textile in 1981. He made the first large-scale industrial investment of East Anatolia by establishing Gap Güneydoğu Textile A.Ş. He established Çalık Holding in 1997 which operates in areas such as energy, telecom, finance, construction, textiles and mining. Sabah-ATV had been acquired by Çalık Group for $1.1 billion in an auction in 2008. Then two media companies were sold to Kalyon Group.
Ömer Faruk Kalyoncu
Affiliated Interests Ceo
Ömer Faruk Kalyoncu is CEO of Zirve Holding d Turkuvaz Medya Group. He is the son of Hasan Kalyoncu, founder of Kalyon Group. His uncle Orhan Cemal Kalyoncu is the CEO of Kalyon Group. In 2004, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan who was the prime minister back then was a marriage witness in his wedding. Former AKP ministers Abdullah Gül, Abdülkadir Aksu, Recep Akdağ, Hüseyin Çelik, Cemil Çiçek, Hilmi Güler, Zeki Ergezen, Sami Güçlü and Osman Pepe were also among guests in the wedding. Turkish Competition Board approved the sale of Sabah-ATV to Zirve Holding, owned by the Kalyon Group, which is active in the construction, energy and infrastructure sectors.
Affiliated Interests Editor-In-Chief
Abdülhalik Çimen graduated from İstanbul University's communications faculty and completed his graduate degree at Marmara University's communications faculty. He has held many managerial positions in media including daily Star's Head of Operations. In 2009 he became Turkuvaz Media Group's General Manager for subscriptions.
Address: Ihlamur Yıldız Cad. Toprak Center No:8 Beşiktaş / İstanbul - Phone: 0212 300 66 66 - Website: www.ahaber.com.tr
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