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Ferit Faik Şahenk

Ferit Faik Şahenk

Ferit Şahenk, the son of Ayhan Şahenk, is the chairman of Doğus Holding A.Ş., which operates in media, tourism, and construction. He was also CEO of Garanti Bankası, one of the biggest banks in Turkey until he sold the last 9.95% stakes in Garanti to the Spanish lender BBVA Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria in February 2017. Ferit Sahenk is one of the richest men in the country. Forbes estimates his assets at 2.5 billion. He founded Garanti Securities and was a CEO of Doğuş Holding and the chairman of Doğuş Otomotiv. Apart from being an active member of the World Economic Forum he previously chaired various business councils including, the Turkish-German Business Council, Turkish-American Business Council and the Turkish-United Arab Emirates Business Council. He graduated from Boston College with Bachelor’s in Marketing and Human Resources.

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Automotive: Doğuş Automotive (Audi, Porsche, VW, Bentley, Lamborghini, Bugatti, Seat, Skoda, Scania, Thermo King, Oto Fix, Meiller), DOD, TüvTürk. Construction: Doğuş Construction and Trade Inc., Ayson Geotechnical and Marine Construction, Teknik Engineering and Consultancy. Tourism: Antur Turizm A.Ş., D-Hotels&Resorts, D-Marin, Korfez Havacilik A.Ş., D-Saat, D-Gym. Real Estate: Doğuş Reit, Doğuş Real Estate. Energy: Doğuş Energy, Boyabat Elektrik Üretim ve Ticaret A.Ş., Artvin Hydroelectric Power Plant (HES), Aslancık Elektrik Üretim A.Ş., Doğuş Enerji Toptan Elektrik Ticaret A.Ş. Food and Beverage: D.Ream Retail: Doğuş Retail (Armani Jeans, Armani Junior, Kiko Milano, Missoni, Emporia Armani, Giorgio Armani, Gucci)

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Deniz Sahenk is a shareholder of Doğuş Holding A.Ş. She was married to Ayhan Sahenk, founder of Dogus Holding, who died in 2001.

Filiz Şahenk is a shareholder of Doğuş Holding A.Ş. She is daughter of Ayhan Şahenk, founder of Doğuş Holding

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ownership data is easily available from other sources, e. g. public registries etc.

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