(B. 1906, Kayseri, D. 1966, Adana). After he graduated from the Akçakaya
village school, he worked as a laborer in Adana between 1918 and 1926.
Following the cotton trading for two years, he started industrialism, founding
Modern Çırçır Fabrikası (T.N. Modern Ginning Factory) in Adana in 1938. Afterwards, he put many factories into
operation. He established Türk Nebatî Yağlar Fabrikası (T.N. Turkish Vegetable
Oils Factory) in 1939, Adana Bossa Kumaş Fabrikası (T.N. Fabric Factory) in
1951 and Bossa Un ve Çırçır Fabrikası (T.N. Flour and Ginning Factory) in 1951
and 1952. Hacı Ömer Sabancı also established Akbank in
Named after him, Hacı Ömer Sabancı Holding was founded in Adana in 1967 with a capital of 200 million Turkish liras. He is the owner of the shares of the companies belonging to the Sabancı family, 59 affiliated factories and enterprises, and about 20,000 employees. The organizations that he is the owner of, and partner to, include Bossa (fabric), Pilsa (plastic pipe and plastic bags), Sasa (artificial and synthetic fibers), Çimsa (cement), İslon (nylon thread), and Teksa (thread).