Çalık Holding

Our history of success, based on strong foundation, today is spreading along the whole world.

About Us

Çalık Holding
Established by Ahmet Çalık in 1981, Çalık Holding operates in 34 countries around the world with its companies in the fields of energy, construction, mining, textiles, and finance.
Recognized for its reputation, reliability, and long-term cooperation with global companies due to its ongoing operations in various regions of the world, Çalık Holding develops innovative business models and forges ahead by achieving sustainable growth in its lines of business. With the value it places on human resources and its employee-oriented management approach, Çalık Holding adheres to its economic, environmental, and social sustainability goals in all its investments, projects, and business.
As a United Nations Global Compact signatory, Çalık Holding prioritizes diversity, sustainability and durability in all sectors and regions it operates; acts in line with the principle of treating all cultures, faiths, ethnicities, and genders equally, and adopts an environmentally-friendly business approach.
Çalık Holding About

Ahmet Çalık

Çalık Holding Chairman
Ahmet Çalık
Born in 1958 in Malatya, as a member of a prominent family operating in the textile business since the 1930s; Ahmet Çalık the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Çalık Holding, started his first personal business ventures in 1981.
Currently, as one of the business leaders in both the Turkish and international markets with sustainable investments in 5 sectors including energy, construction, mining, textiles, and finance, Ahmet Çalık established Çalık Holding in 1997 to bring together all Group companies under a single roof. Focusing on projects that benefit society through his visionary investments, Ahmet Çalık is known for his integrity, reliability, strong financial assets, and long-term collaborations with international companies throughout his activities in diverse regions of the world. Ahmet Çalık has been honored with numerous awards and badges domestically and abroad, particularly including the Japanese Order of The Rising Sun, Gold Rays and Neck Ribbon, the Turkmenistan Order of Merit, Turkmenistan Mahtumkulu Award, Turkmenistan Gayrat Medal, USA Ellis Island Medal of Honor, Albania Knight of Flag Order, Republic of Turkey State Medal of Distinguished Service, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkish Republic State Medal of Distinguished Service, and the Turkish Grand National Assembly Distinguished Service Award. Honorary Consul to Bursa of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Mr. Ahmet Çalık has been bestowed upon honorary doctorate by Matsumoto University and Kindai University in Japan, the University of Tirana in Kazakhistan and Malatya Turgut Özal University in Turkey. Ahmet Çalık currently serves as the Board Chairman at Çalık Holding, Group Companies, and the Ahmet Çalık Foundation.

Group Companies

Çalık Holding moves on by increasing the number of its productive and entrepreneurial activities in all 5 lines of business on which it focuses. The sectors that the Group engages in business activities are as follows:

Working with all our energy for the future generations

Çalık Group has proven track record in the energy sector with its profitable investments globally. Through its affiliates, the Group operates in the fields of EPC Power Systems, Power Generation, Electricity and Natural Gas Distribution, Retail Electricity sales, Oil and Gas Exploration and Production, Refining and Pipelines.

Industrial designs, city - and nature-friendly projects

Çalık Group focuses on construction and real estate projects both in Turkey and abroad through its subsidiaries in the construction sector. The Group has secured a strong position as a reliable institution in the sector thanks to its extensive experience, proven track record and high brand value.

Sustainable mining

Çalık Group engages in competitive operations in the mining sector in line with the highest standards. It aims to contribute to the national economy by utilizing the country’s untapped commodity reserves.

Authentic collections with an innovative approach

Çalık Group is engaged in procurement of raw textile products, as well as production and international trade of textile products. Its clients are among the leading brands in national and international markets.

Next generation banking

Çalık Group operates in banking in Turkey and Albania with its strong subsidiaries in the finance sector. The banking subsidiaries are well recognized with their innovative banking solutions and business models, strong collaboration and quality service approach.