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I. Sevki Figen

computer company executive

I. Sevki Figen, Turkish computer company executive. Recipient awards Association Journalists of Izmir, 1988, Governor of Izmir, 1986.

Background

Figen, I. Sevki was born on November 26, 1924 in Istanbul, Turkey. Son of Osman Sevki and Atiye Figen.

Education

Student Sankt-Georg Austrian College, 1937-1943, Robert College Engineering School, 1944-1948. Bachelor of Science in C.E., Indiana Technology College, Fort Wayne, 1953. Master of Science in C.E., University Texas, 1955.

Career

Acting procurement manager 4th Division, Public Rds. Administration, Ankara, Turkey, 1948-1949. Expediter Metcalfe-Hamilton-Grove, Inc., Ankara, 1950-1952.

Design engineer Southwestern Engineering, Los Angeles, 1955-1958. Design engineer Ralph M. Parsons Company, Los Angeles, 1958-1959, Wheeler and Gray Consultant Engineers, Los Angeles, 1959. Plant engineer Turkish Automotive Industries, Istanbul, 1960-1961, assistant general manager, 1961-1963.

Aviation manager Mobil Oil Turk Company, Istanbul, 1963-1965, area sales manager, 1965-1967. Marketing manager Mobil Gas Company, Istanbul, 1967-1969, general manager, 1969-1973. Managing director, general manager Turyag Company, Izmir, Turkey, 1973-1985, managing director, 1985-1986, vice chairman, 1985-1989, advisor, 1986-1989.

Chairman board Turset Company, 1985-1987. Partner, cchmn. board Eritenel Chemical Trading Company, Izmir, 1987-1996. Partner, president FEKOM Computer Center Ltd., since 1990.

Board directors EGEFREN Company, 1990-1993. Trustee, Robert College of Istanbul, since 1980. Honorary member local executive council American Collegiate Institute, Izmir, 1984-1986.

Board directors Cimentas Education and Health Foundation, Consumer Protection Union Found. Advisory council Izmir High Technology Institute, since 1993. Author: Letters to My Friends, 1989, German version, Briefe an Meine Freunde, 1989.

Columnist Yeni Asir newspaper, 1985, 1992, Gunaydin-Izmir newspaper, 1989-1990. With Turkish Army, 1949-1950.

Works

  • Author: Letters to My Friends, 1989, German version, Briefe an Meine Freunde, 1989. Columnist Yeni Asir newspaper, 1985, 1992, Gunaydin-Izmir newspaper, 1989-1990. With Turkish Army, 1949-1950.

Membership

Member local executive council American Collegiate Institute, Izmir, 1984-1986. Member Aegean Chamber of Industry (director, chairman vegetable oils professional committee 1975-1983), Turkish Industrialists and Businessmen's Association (advisory council Istanbul), Turkish-American Association Izmir, Robert College Alumni Association (past president), Robert Collegeians and Bosphorusian Alumni Association Istanbul (past president), Aegean Industrialists Businessmen's Association (member advisory council Izmir), Aegean Young Men's Business Men's Association (honorary.

Connections

Married Evin Keseroglu, June 29, 1962 (deceased August 1980).; married Leyla Oksar, September 7, 1983. 1 child, Alp.

father:
Osman Sevki

mother:
Atiye Figen

spouses:
Evin Keseroglu

Leyla Oksar

child:
Alp Figen