Yıldırım Demirören, the son of Erdoğan Demirören, was born in 1964 in Istanbul. He was the president of Beşiktaş sports club from 2004 to 2012, and since 2012, he has been the president of the Turkish Football Federation. He is one of the shareholders, and the Head of the Board of Directors, of the conglomerate 'Demirören Holding A.Ş.' which holds the majority shares of the companies that publish Milliyet, Hürriyet, Posta and Fanatik newspapers and online gazetevatan.com. He is also on the board of directors of many companies owned by the Demirören Family. He attended President Erdoğan's daughter's wedding in May 2016. Yıldırım Demirören was elected as the chair of the board of Demirören Holding after his father Erdoğan Demirören passed away in June 2018. Yelda Demirören, the daughter of Yıldırım Demirören, and Haluk Kalyoncu (the son of Hasan Kalyoncu, the founder of the Kalyon Group) got married on April 13, 2019. President Erdoğan and his wife Emine Erdoğan were the marriage witnesses. The marriage was reported as the company marriage of Turkuvaz and Demirören Groups.
Energy, Mining, Gas and Oil
Total Oil Türki̇ye Anoni̇m Şi̇rketi̇
Demi̇rören EGL Gaz Toptan Ti̇caret Anoni̇m Şi̇rketi̇
Mi̇langaz Petrol Ti̇caret ve Sanayi̇ Anoni̇m Şi̇rketi̇
Demi̇rören Jeotermal Enerji̇ Sanayi̇ ve Ti̇caret Anoni̇m Şi̇rketi̇
Kaan Akaryakıt Sanayi̇ ve Ti̇caret Anoni̇m Şi̇rketi̇
Makro Enerji̇ Yatırım ve Yöneti̇m Anoni̇m Şi̇rketi̇
KG Madenci̇li̇k Turi̇zm İnşaat Sanayi̇ ve Ti̇caret Anoni̇m Şi̇rketi̇
GK Madenci̇li̇k Nakli̇yat Sanayi̇ ve Ti̇caret Anoni̇m Şi̇rketi̇
Mi̇lan Petrol Sanayi̇ ve Ti̇caret Anoni̇m Şi̇rketi̇
D Mermer Sanayi̇ Anoni̇m Şi̇rketi̇
Demi̇rören Enerji̇ Madenci̇li̇k Sanayi̇ ve Ti̇caret Anoni̇m Şi̇rketi̇
Li̇ki̇tgaz Dağıtım ve Endüstri̇ Anoni̇m Şi̇rketi̇
Mi̇langaz LPG Dağıtım Ti̇caret ve Sanayi̇ Anoni̇m Şi̇rketi
Güneş Gaz Uluslararası Nakli̇yat Ti̇caret ve Sanayi̇ Anoni̇m Şi̇rketi̇)
Construction and Property Development
Kemer Yapı ve Turi̇zm Anoni̇m Şi̇rketi̇
Ömerli Yapı ve Turizm Anonim Şirketi
Taksi̇m Gayri̇menkul Yatırımı Geli̇şti̇rme ve İşletmeci̇li̇k Anoni̇m Şi̇rketi̇
Ata Eği̇ti̇m Ti̇caret Anoni̇m Şi̇rketi
Su-tur Sun Turi̇zm Sanayi̇ Anoni̇m Şi̇rketi̇
Demi̇rören Ağır Metal Sanayi̇ Anoni̇m Şi̇rketi̇
İstanbul Umum Si̇gorta Anoni̇m Şi̇rketi
Family & Friends
Affiliated Interests Family Members Friends
Meltem Oktay is the vice president of the executive board of Demirören Holding.
Erdoğan Demirören's son Fikret Tayfun Demirören is the board member
The names and shares of family members can be found at the Trade Registry Gazette.
Holding's executive board can be reach at https://www.demiroren.com.tr/en/corporate/executive-board/
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