Takvim was founded by Dinç Bilgin in 1994. It was acquired by Turkuvaz Media Group in 2008.
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Affiliated Interests Founder
Dinc Bilgin was a media tycoon who founded many media outlets including Sabah, Takvim, Yeni Yuzyil, Fotomac newspapers. He was also the founder of ATV, one of the leading TV stations.
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. Abdullah Gül, Abdülkadir Aksu, Recep Akdağ, Hüseyin Çelik, Cemil Çiçek, Hilmi Güler, Zeki Ergezen, Sami Güçlü and Osman Pepe, who were AKP ministers then, 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
Ergün Diler was born in 1968. He studied journalism in Marmara University. Diler started his career in Sabah in 1990.
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Turkish Trade Registry Gazette. The Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey. Retrieved in August 17, 2016 from http://www.ticaretsicil.gov.tr/english/
Official website of Kalyon Group. Retrieved in October 2016 from: http://kalyongrup.com/en-us/homepage.aspx
Official website of Hasan Kalyoncu University. Retrieved in October 2016 from: http://www.hku.edu.tr/ENG/Foundation/Hasan-Kalyoncu-University/18/