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Posta is a tabloid daily newspaper founded in 1995 by Doğan Yayın Grubu.

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company/channel informs proactively and comprehensively about its ownership, data is constantly updated and easily verifiable

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Doğan Group


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Voting Rights

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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Aydın Doğan

Affiliated Interests Founder

Aydın Doğan is the founder and honorary chairman of Doğan Holding. He founded his first industrial company in 1974. He became a publisher with the acquisition of Milliyet in 1979 and later on Hürriyet in 1994. He established Aydın Doğan Foundation in 1996. He hit with a record $2.5bn tax fine, sending its shares down 20 per cent after a year-long confrontation with President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.


Soner Gedik

Affiliated Interests Ceo

Gedik is the executive director of Doğan Holding. He started working with Hürriyet Holding A.Ş. as the Head of the Audit Group. He was Member of the Board and Vice Chairman of Hürriyet Gazetecilik ve Matbaacılık A.Ş. between 1989 and 1998. He played a key role in the initial public offering of Doğan Yayın Holding in 1998. He served as CFO and Vice Chairman.


Mehmet Rıfat Ababay

Affiliated Interests Editor-In-Chief

He is a board member of Doğan Gazetecilik A.Ş. Ababay started his journalism career in 1979 and worked in Aktuel Yayincilik, Gelisim Yayinlari, Hurriyet and Sabah. He joined Posta Gazetesi in 1994.

Other Important People

Zafer Mutlu, Bilen Böke, Tijen Mergen, Hacı Ahmet Kılıçoğlu, Turan Demirtaş

Affiliated Interests other important people

Zafer Mutlu, Bilen Böke, Tijen Mergen, Hacı Ahmet Kılıçoğlu and Turan Demirtaş are the board members of Doğan Gazetecilik


Address: Kuştepe Mahallesi Mecidiyeköy Yolu Trump Towers Kule 2 Kat: 8 No: 12 34387 Mecidiyeköy / İstanbul - Phone: 0212 505 61 11 - Website:

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Because the holding is publicly traded, detailed information on the finances and ownership of the media outlet can easily be found on their official website.


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