Founder: Ahmet Cuhadaroglu

Founder: Ahmet Cuhadaroglu

Ahmet Çuhadaroğlu was born in 1925 in Zara, Sivas. After completing his primary school education in Sivas in 1937, Ahmet Çuhadaroğlu, who came to Istanbul, served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Çuhadaroğlu Holding for many years.

Ahmet Çuhadaroğlu, who completed his secondary education in İstanbul Erkek Lisesi, completed his studies at Mimar Sinan University Faculty of Architecture. Çuhadaroğlu started his business life by opening an architectural office in Istanbul. After fulfilling his military service, Çuhadaroğlu, who started to produce aluminum construction, was the first person to produce aluminum construction in Turkey. Ahmet Çuhadaroğlu donated a primary school in Şişli Hürriyet District in Istanbul to the Ministry of National Education in 1987; and donated the Ahmet Çuhadaroğlu Vocational College affiliated to Cumhuriyet University in Zara, Sivas in 1996.

Ahmet Çuhadaroğlu, who was married with two children, also served as the Chairman of the Istanbul Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and Assembly Member; as well as Chairman of the Occupation Committee. Çuhadaroğlu was a member of Istanbul Chamber of Commerce and President of Istanbul Alüminyumcular Kooperatifi (Istanbul Aluminium Producers Cooperative), member of TUSİAD, Levent Rotary and many other associations and clubs. Ahmet Çuhadaroğlu was also the founder of the Çuhadaroğlu Education and Research Foundation and Chairman of the Board of Trustees, which supply scholarships for successful students to continue his education.

Ahmet Çuhadaroğlu died on 29 August 2013 due to a sudden heart attack and was buried in Zincirlikuyu Cemetery.