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Demirören Group


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According to Article 434 of Turkish Commercial Code, shareholders in corporations ('Anonim Şirket’) use their voting rights in proportion with their shares’ nominal value. Each shareholder has at least one vote, however voting rights might be limited, or given more weight with articles of association. Moreover, public companies may issue shares without voting rights according to Article 14/A of Capital Markets Law.

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Vuslat Doğan Sabancı

Affiliated Interests Founder

Vuslat Doğan Sabancı is a board member of Doğan Holding. She graduated from Bilkent University, Department of Economics and received her Master’s degree from Columbia University in New York, in the field of International Media and Communications. Vuslat Doğan Sabancı joined Hürriyet in 1996 as a Vice President in charge of advertisements and promoted to the position of Marketing Operations Group Vice President. Her responsibilities in Hürriyet included marketing, sales, human resources and information technologies (IT). She is the Chairwoman of Hürriyet daily since May 26, 2010. She was the Chairwoman of the Executive Board of Doğan Holding between 2004 and 2010.


Tevfik Kınık

Affiliated Interests Ceo

Kınık was born in 1977 in Bingöl. He is a graduate of Ankara University Faculty of Political Sciences. In 1999, he became an assistant specialist at the capital markets board (CMB).After leaving the CMB Vice-President position in 2016, he moved to the private sector and worked for Aktif Bank, a part of Çalık Group.

Kınık became the CEO of Demirören Holding in 2019.


Gülgün Bostancı Yavuz

Affiliated Interests Editor-In-Chief

Gülgün Bostancı Yavuz graduated from Istanbul University, Department of Radio and Television Technology. She started her career as an editor in Milliyet Newspaper in 2002, worked as the Editor-in-Chief of, which was established in 2012 under Milliyet's digital organization. In 2013, he became the Editor-in-Chief of and actively carried out these duties until 2017.


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