Chairman Emin Hitay, as the founder and Chairman of Hitay Holdings, is one of the prominent entrepreneurs in Turkey who has actively participated in the creation, realization and incorporation of many innovative projects and business ideas in various ventures.
He started his career as a computer system operator when he was an undergraduate student at Ege University, then at the age of 22, in 1980 Hitay decided to continue his career as an entrepreneur and subsequently founded his first company. After working in various fields of the textile sector for eight years, in 1988, he moved into IT sector by founding Exim, which has brought the first Barcode systems to the Turkish market. In the following years, he has established new ventures in various industries, which has led to successful exits in some of them.
Hitay served as the Honorary Consul of the Republic of Indonesia in Istanbul between 2008-2013 and appointed in Antalya from 2014 until 2018, after the opening of the Istanbul Consulate.