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Started in the Black Sea province of Samsun…

Tuncay Sagun, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Group SAGUN, is a name that has carried Kemal Balıkçılık (Fishery), which he took over from his father Kemal Sagun, to Group SAGUN, which has production facilities in 15 different facilities in 5 different regions in Türkiye and in 3 different countries abroad, as well as 8 companies in the country.

Tuncay Sagun

The biggest factor in this success of Tuncay Sagun, who has signed a complete success story in his sector, is that he loves fishing almost with passion.

Under the management of Tuncay Sagun, Group SAGUN, which is one of the world’s leading companies in its field today, has achieved a record in its field by producing 386 kinds of products. Today, the Group exports 70 per cent of its production with its human resources of 1,500 people.

Group SAGUN, which has become one of the largest industrial enterprises of Türkiye with its rich product portfolio and services in all sectors in which it operates, holds the leadership in its sector by being among the top 500 companies that export the most. The Group currently exports directly to 35 countries, mainly to Europe and Japan.

Tuncay Sagun, who realised the transformation of fishery into industrial field, operates in every stage of fishery from catching to cultivation, processing and storage, import and export, logistics with the companies within Group SAGUN.

Tuncay Sagun, who determines Group SAGUN’s area of expertise as only seafood products, has entered the field of ready-to-eat seafood products with the Marines brand for domestic and foreign markets in line with this target.

The Group is the market leader with a 38 per cent share in frozen seafood under the Marines brand. Marines, which is a specialised brand, has already taken its place among the most recognised brands in Europe.

The biggest dream of Tuncay Sagun, who has turned Kemal Balıkçılık into the largest sectoral group of Türkiye in 20 years, is to make SAGUN a globally recognised brand.

In addition to his businessman identity, Tuncay Sagun also served as the President of Istanbul Fisheries and Animal Products Exporters’ Association for 12 years.

Born in 1963, Tuncay Sagun is married and has two children…

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