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CONDOLENCES [BR]We are deeply saddened by the passing of GRF Founding Member and Honorary Member Mr. Feyyaz Berker

CONDOLENCES
We are deeply saddened by the passing of GRF Founding Member and Honorary Member Mr. Feyyaz Berker

CONDOLENCES
We are deeply saddened by the passing of
GRF Founding Member and Honorary Member
Mr. Feyyaz Berker

 

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to his family and loved ones, and express our gratitude for his contributions as a GRF Founding Member and Honorary Member.

Born in 1925, Mr. Feyyaz Berker graduated from Robert College and Michigan University. In addition to building one of Turkey’s most successful businesses, Tekfen Holding, Mr. Berker made great contributions to the development of the civil society in Turkey. As well as being a Founding Member and an Honorary Member of GRF, Mr. Berker actively participated in the founding of non-governmental organizations such as TÜSİAD, DEİK and TÜSEV. He was awarded with an honorary doctorate by Boğaziçi University for his contributions to Turkey’s industrialization and the Turkish education system. Mr. Feyyaz Berker was also granted the Turkish Order of Merit by Turkey’s 9th President Süleyman Demirel. Mr. Berker served as Chairman of Tekfen Holding until he retired in 2014.