Who is Can Ata Kıraç?


Can Ata Kıraç, one of the prominent names of the Turkish business world, is known not only for his outstanding achievements at Koç Holding, where he has served for 41 years of his life, but also for his works that he has contributed to the world of writing. Can Kıraç, who is one of the professionals who should be learned by new generations with his different stance, Deciphering his memories and experiences, inspiring ideas in addition to his managerial identity, is among the names that have been read and listened to with respect for many years with his influence in both business and literary world.

Born on May 22, 1927 in the Etimesgut district of Ankara, in the area called Atatürk Forest Farm in subsequent years, a famous businessman comes from a family that took the surname Kıraç on the occasion of his agricultural engineer father’s work areas, and Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, who gave this surname, also gave himself the name Can. Immediately after the childhood years in Eskişehir, Kıraç completed his education at Galatasaray High School, which represents the luxurious period of his life in his own words, he graduated from Ankara University Faculty of Agriculture and followed in his father’s footsteps in his undergraduate education. The third and fourth years of university education, the Turkish National Student Federation on 29 August 1950 in history in winning the presidential experience, starting with the administrator can reinforce other famous Bernar Nahum Ata Arid and has proven itself in a short time he has managed to attract attention with the rise.

Cana Kıraç, who continued his studies by advocating the planned mixed economy in the 1960s of the Izmir Chamber of Commerce, where he was a member of the board of Directors, took part in the establishment of TÜSIAD in the 1970s. 9 In 1991 on the grounds that he had extinguished his presidential passion with his own statements. By refusing the invitation to participate in politics made by President Süleyman Demirel, he voluntarily ended his 41-year professional career with retirement in the same year. Cana Kıraç, who has gained a very different character and environment within Koç Holding during these 41 years, which represent a very long process, again attributes her decision to leave Koç Group in her own words to the fact that her selfless and conciliatory aspects have tired her out and she longs to get the freedom she deserves.

Stating that he is happy and excited to establish human relations, Can Kıraç is currently continuing his retirement life in Çeşme, which is his favorite vacation location. even after the Decease of her husband Inci Atav Kıraç in 2019, Can Ata Kıraç, who comes together with young people for conversations and continues to share new articles, stands out with her being a stable producer as well as her versatile personality. Can Kıraç, who has two children named Aslı and Ali Numan, is also the father-in-law of Ebru Kıraç. Can Ata Kıraç, who has two grandchildren named Yasemin and Can Ata from this marriage of his bride and son, continues his life in a calm and humble framework by embracing, writing and talking with the enthusiasm of freedom, as he calls it. My boss and my memories published in 1995 the book sold over 50,000 Vehbi Koç most famous work is the famous book published in 2004 after the administrator has secured Kolajli Grinders literary life events, Memories. in 2017, two separate books about his life were published by Mehmet Gündem, and Kıraç received the title of honorary doctor in 2013.