İbrahim Erdemoğlu

Ibrahim Erdemoğlu, Chairman of the Board of Erdemoğlu Holding, started to carpet business which was his father's profession during his university years. He completed his university education at Karadeniz Technical University, Physics Department. İbrahim Erdemoğlu, who studied and worked at the same time, gave direction to his career with Mehmet Erdemoğlu's principles and values. Mehmet Erdemoğlu came from the Ahi (Turkic- Islamic guild) culture, and adopted never to lie, not to be compromise on honesty, to make their payments on time, to pay the wages of employees before they sweat dries, sharing and tolerance.

İbrahim Erdemoğlu was born in 1962 in Besni. He finished primary, secondary and high school in Gaziantep. He started his active business life in 1983. In 1998, he founded Merinos Halı, the world leader in the segment area carpet industry. Following his success in the production of area carpets and yarns, in 2005, it took over the well-established wall-to-wall carpet brand Dinarsu from Akkök Group. In 2015, he acquired 51% of the shares of Sasa Polyester A.Ş., one of the world's leading manufacturers of polyester fibers, filaments and polyester-based polymers from Sabancı Holding. After the mandatory share purchase offer, as of August 2015, Erdemoğlu Holding's share in Sasa Polyester A.Ş. Reached to 84.80%

İbrahim Erdemoğlu, who is married and father to three children, accomplished various corporate social responsibility projects for the cities and people he was born into and grew up with. He adopted the principle of sharing what he earns. He granted many buildings from mosques to condolence houses, schools, museums, police centers, student dormitories, parks and health centers.

İbrahim Erdemoğlu continues his career in line with his new dreams and goals with his employees, production areas equipped with the latest technology and export champion companies that he proud of.