Adnan Polat, the Chairman of the Polat Holding Board of Directors, starting from the back of the house, first took charge in construction sites in the sectors where the Polat brand has been active for more than 60 years. He carried Ege Seramik and the industrial group to international arenas by undertaking the responsibility of these groups' management. Polat Energy has become one of the sector leaders in renewable wind energy in Turkey. In addition to the success of the industrial group, Adnan Polat, as the President of the Turkish Ceramics Federation, played a major role in moving the industry forward. He was rewarded with Certificate of Achievement of Italy State by the President of Italy for his overseas breakthroughs in the industry.
In addition to being businessman, Polat also carried the successes of his business life to the sports world by being the chairman of Galatasaray Sports Club, one of the most important teams of Turkish football. Polat, who acted as executive in various levels of sports club for more than 15 years, has returned to his identity as a businessman after this duty. He continues to realize investments in construction and energy, which are source of pride for our country, through Polat Holding, in which he has undertaken the role of leadership.
Adnan Polat also is leading Turkey's largest urban transformation project Piyalepaşa Istanbul that Piyalepaşa Real Estate, an affiliate of İbrahim Polat Holding, is putting into practice.
The basic principle of Polat Holding in all investment fields is both putting value adding projects into practice for all of Turkey and fulfillment of responsibilities without compromising quality, accuracy and safety.
Holding focuses on project development, investment and management in real estate, which is the investment area with priority. In Turkey, it realizes projects with AP Real Estate and Polat Real Estate companies in the center and valuable locations of Istanbul whereas in Hungary, it continues investments in real estate with AMX HS Kft. company.
In the energy sector, the focus of the Holding is wind and solar energy, in which Turkey has great potential. Polat Energy is one of the leading companies of Turkey in wind energy today. The Holding is investing in solar energy under the name of AP Energy and in wind energy under the name of Meltem Energy.
Polat Holding continues to invest in RES and GES power plants both domestically and abroad with the awareness of investing in domestic and renewable energy sources for a safe and sustainable future in energy and natural resources. Currently Soma RES is the largest wind power plant in Turkey with an installed power of 240.1 MW and Geycek RES is Turkey's third largest wind power plant with an installed power of 168 MW.
The Holding is active in the field of import and export, being Hungary in the first place, in Holland, Greece and Cyprus through Polat Foreign Trade and ALX Hungary companies.