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Our Founders

The foundations for Anadolu Group were laid by our Honorary Chairmen Kamil Yazıcı and İzzet Özilhan. Maintaining its activities for more than half a century, Our Group continues its ascent towards the objectives determined by our founders.

With the entrepreneurial strength they acquired from the values of the Anatolian soil, where they were born, our founders were always among the leading names within the industrialization process in the Republic of Türkiye, with the business undertakings they carried out.

The journey of our founders was set off in a small shop in Tahtakale with the endeavor of always doing better. After many years filled with successes, the objectives of continuing to achieve new successes is still present, taking strength from their belief in the power of “Collective Mind”.

Due to their belief in the predisposition of Anatolian people for success and their commitment to Anatolia, Kamil Yazıcı and İzzet Özilhan brought their companies, which had reached the stage of becoming a holding, together under the name of “Anadolu Group” at the end of the 1960s. In their business life, our founders, always had self-confidence, pursued continuous growth, saw every difficulty as an opportunity, believed that the route to success first passes through being “good” individuals and reaped the rewards for their persistent belief in the capacity of Turkish market and its ever-increasing manpower quality. Over the years, the enterprises of Anadolu Group exceeded the borders of the country and under the leadership of our founders, our Group became a multinational community. With its cooperation with numerous foreign brands, our Group is experiencing the satisfaction of continuing its endeavors to offer more and better to the people of Anatolia, which is the route map determined for it by Kamil Yazıcı and İzzet Özilhan.

Our Group, which carries its existence into the future with its vision of being ‘The star that links Anatolia to the world, and the world to the Anatolia’, continues to contribute to the future of Türkiye with the innovations it has brought to many different sectors, within the light of the vision, mission and values, it has protected since the very first day.