TGRT FM was founded by Enver Ören in 1993 along with TGRT television. Almost all shares of the company are owned by the Ihlas media group today.
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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.
Affiliated Interests Founder
Enver Ören, founder of Ihlas Holding A.Ş., was born in 1939. He attended Kuleli Military School and Istanbul University Faculty of Science. He founded the journal Hakikat whose name was modified as Türkiye daily later. He died in 2013.
Affiliated Interests Ceo
Sait Eken, born in 1960 in Denizli, has been working as for the General Manager and Chairman of the Board of Directors of TGRT Dijital TV A.Ş. (since 2011) and TGRT Haber TV A.Ş. (since 2014). He worked as an English teacher, travelling around Turkey in the 80s, and then completed a post graduate degree in Moray House College of Education. In 1992, he worked for one year at the Ministry of Environment as a manager. In 1993 he started working at TGRT Huzur Radyo TV, where he’s held many executive positions.
Affiliated Interests Editor-In-Chief
Ataullah Arvas is, since 2013, the General Manager of TGRT FM, where previously wored as a commentator. He started his reporting career as a photo journalist and worked at Türkiye newspaper before founding İhlas News Agency. He worked as the Aegean Region Chief of the agency before he was made General Manager of TGRT FM which belongs to the same group (İhlas).
29 Ekim Cad. No:11A/51 İhlas Holding Plaza Yenibosna 34197 İstanbul
Tel.: 0 212 454 7070
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There is information on the official website about the number of employees and the executive board. Shareholder structure is provided on the company website. Changes in the executive board can also be found in Turkish Trade Registry Gazette. Because the holding is publicly traded, detailed information on the finances and ownership can easily be found on their official website.