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is a prominent Turkish Jewish businessman and a founding partner of the Alarko
Alarko Holding is one of the largest business conglomerates in Turkey; it is listed on the Istanbul Stock Exchange. It was founded by İshak Alaton and Üzeyir Garih.-References:* at Biyografi.net...
group of companies.
İshak Alaton was born in Istanbul
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in 1927. He completed his high school education respectively at Şişli Terakki High School and Saint Michel French High School and graduated in 1946. Having finished his military service in Polatlı
Polatlı is a city and a district in Ankara Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey, 80 km west of the Turkish capital Ankara, on the road to Eskişehir. According to 2010 census, population of the district is 117,473 of which 98,605 live in the city of Polatlı...
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, he went to Sweden to work as a welder in Motala Locomotive Factory in 1951. In the meantime he attended engineering drawing courses. Having finished his courses, he continued to work as an industrial designer at the same company until 1954. The same year he returned to Turkey and founded Alarko Company together with Üzeyir Garih
Üzeyir Garih was a prominent Turkish Jewish businessman and a cofounder of Alarko Holding.-Biography:...
He is currently the chairman of the board in Alarko Holding.