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O. Erdal Karamercan

O. Erdal Karamercan, Turkish trading company executive, chemical engineer. Member Sigma Xi.


  • Karamercan, O. Erdal was born on September 8, 1950 in Istanbul, Turkey. Son of Yusuf S. and Nihal Karamercan.

  • Education

    • Graduate with honors Bosphorus University, Turkey, 1973. Master of Science in Chemical Engineering, University Virginia, 1975, Doctor of Philosophy., 1977.


    • Research assistant in chemical engineering University Virginia, 1975-1976, teaching assistant, 1976-1977. Planning specialist Eczacibasi Holding Company, Istanbul, 1977-1978, project manager, 1978. Project director Intema Inc.

      (company of Eczacibasi Holding Company), Istanbul, 1978-1979. Factory director Artema Inc. (company of Eczacibasi Holding Company), Istanbul, 1979-1981.

      General director Eczacibasi Foreign Trade Company, Istanbul, 1981-1987, Ipek Kagit Inc. (company of Eczacibasi Holding Company), Istanbul, since 1987, also board directors.


    • Contributor articles to professional publications.


    Member Sigma Xi.


    • Married Rengin, August 10, 1974. Children– Berna, Rana.
    • father: Yusuf S.
    • mother: Nihal Karamercan
    • spouse: Rengin
    • children: Berna Karamercan
    • Rana Karamercan
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    Born September 8, 1950
    (age 67)