Businessman, author (B. 1929, Istanbul - D. August 25th, 2001, Istanbul). He graduated from Istanbul Technical University as professional machine engineer on 1951. Till 1954, he worked as sanitary engineer in Carrier Corporation’s Turkey's representative office and became a specialist. In 1954, upon the request of businessman İshak Alaton, he became the co- partner of Alarko Unlimited Liability Company. Since that time, he was the co-president, together with İshak Alaton, at Alarko Unlimited Liability Company, which developed with each passing day and became a holding company. Besides his duties in Alarko, he was active and took place in board of directors and consultancy committees of foreign and national organizations and associations like TÜSİAD, DEİK, MESS, Loyd Foundation, Sisav, Rotary, Lions, Propeller, Assembly of Istanbul Chamber of Industry, Association of Tourism Investors, AIESEC and etc. At the same time, he held the presidency of Turkey-Belgium DEIK and TOKYAD (Association of Cooperative Housing). He gave lectures on organizational activities in MBA department at Yeditepe University. He was killed on August 25th, 2001 by a person named Yener Yermez in Eyüp Cemetery. He was married, had two children and six grandchildren.
His articles on business management, organization and economics were published on the Turkish Daily News and Akşam newspapers weekly and on Bab-ı Ali journal on monthly basis. One of his favorite hobbies was engaging with the problems of young people's education. In 1984, he was given the title of honorary PhD degree by Istanbul Technical University. In 1990, he was the honorary general consul of the Republic of the Philippines.
Deneyimlerim II (1991), Yönetim İlkeleri (2000), Yönetim Teknikleri (2000), İş Hayatımdan Kesitler ve Gençlere Tavsiyeler (2000), İş Hayatında Motivasyon (3rd ed., 2000), Pazarlama - Tanıtım - Halkla İlişkiler (2000), Globalleşme Sürecinde Türkiye (2000), Türkiye Sorunlarına Çözüm Önerileri (2000), Ekonomik Sorunlara Çözüm Önerileri (3rd ed., 2000), Üzeyir Garih Kitaplığı, 8 Volumes (2005).
REFERENCE: İhsan Işık / Türkiye Yazarlar Ansiklopedisi (2001, 2004) - Resimli ve Metin Örnekli Türkiye Edebiyatçılar ve Kültür Adamları Ansiklopedisi (2007) - Encyclopedia of Turkey’s Famous People (2013).