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Baskurt Okaygun

Member Of The Board Of Advisors at BEATRIX AG


Started Journalismin Turkey late 50's and worked for large newspaper groups until 1974.. August '74 decided to create my own company Metro Inc. Metro became the leading supplier of Newspaper and commercial Printing Presses including Chicago based Goss International, followed by the German giant Heidelberg Druckmachinen.

Diversification of businesses continued with Delta and Metro Air where at Delta we became the leading suppliers of banking and casino equipment (One arm slots from Aristocrat Australia, as well as Thomas De La Rue UK.

Mr. Okaygun holds a commercial pilots licence and operated several single and multi engine aircrafts through Metro Air.

Due to vast international relations, Mr. Okaygun mediated the sale of Daily Gunaydin Newspaper to Mr. Asil Nadir owner of Polly Peck, as well as sales talks on Hurriyet Newspaper between Mr. Erol Simavi and Mr. Robert Maxwell, owner of the Mirror Group UK.

from 2003 to 2015 Mr. Okaygun wroked for Deutschebahn German Railways as a consultant for their activites in Turkey.

Mr. Okaygun at his age of 77 is actively involved in consultancy matters helping interested parties investing in Turkey or outside of the country.

Mr. Okaygun is married, have one daughter and two grandsons.

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