Hassan Gozal's Bio

Hassan Gozal's Bio

About Hassan Gozal

Education

After his graduation from Yükseliş Koleji, Ankara, Hassan Gozal obtained his BA degree in Economics from Bilkent University, Ankara in 1993.

Professional

Between 1994 and 2011, he joined Etsun and served as General Manager, Board Member and later as Chairman of the Company.

During this period, in 1997, he joined Intersun FZE-Dubai as Vice President and served for many years.  In 2005, he leaded Intersun Holding as the Chairman and held 50 % of the group until 2013.

He led Wellington Marketing Company, established in Dubai, to supply commodity products from various countries and to trade in Iraq, Syria, CIS countries, Azerbaijan, Syria, Georgia, and Afghanistan. In 2006, a joint sugar factory was established in Syria with Cargill Company with a 14.55% partnership.

Corporate

Since 1995, Hassan Gozal has also been involved in the trade of petroleum products. Ocean Energy GmbH, established in Switzerland in 2002, Ocean Energy FZE, established in Dubai in 2003, and numerous local trade and logistics companies and partnerships, mainly in Turkmenistan. , Azerbaijan, Iraq, Afghanistan.

In 2006, Dia Holding FZCO company was established with 50% partnership of Hassan Gozal to realize various construction projects in Azerbaijan.

It was carried out with 50% partnership and management of Hassan Gozal from its establishment until the end of 2016. During this period, Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center, Flame Towers, Premium Villa projects and Shahdagh Ski Center projects were constructed in Azerbaijan. Dia Holding has signed the PPP contracts with the Ministry of Health of Turkey in 2012 for Bilkent City Hospital (Ankara) and in 2013 for Mersin City Hospital by winning the tender.

At the end of 2016, Mr. Hassan Gozal resigned from his partnership in Dia Holding. Since 2017, construction activities have been continuing on behalf of DAAX Construction MMC and its subsidiaries. In addition to the construction of the Central Bank of Iraq, DAAX Construction is also involved in many elite projects.

Hassan Gozal is a businessman with the deserved reputation in the commercial arena with his business ethics, honesty, and common sense visionary personality and his always innovative and rational approaches. He is also known for his sensitivity to social responsibility projects and issues, his support for sports activities, his emphasis on art and for his humbleness and helpfulness.

Mr. Gozal speaks fluent Persian, Turkish, English and Azeri. He is married and has three children. He is a member of Young Turkish Businessmen Foundation.