Aydin Ishakoglu was born in 1957, in Istanbul and registered to population of Rize, Cayeli. He graduated from Austrian High School with an honorary degree. Afterwards, he graduated from Business Administration programme in Marmara University.
From age 15 to 37, he developed his knowledge by working in all positions at Ishakol Paint, which is the first paint factory in Turkey and he widened his vision by international training in various global paint and coatings factories. As he was devoted to paint industry, he influenced society with his passion for production and technical knowledge.
In 1994, he established AYKiM Chemicals, converted his knowledge into service and became a doyen within the industry. He dedicated his life to teach what he learned and innovations.
In 1997, he compiled his knowledge and wrote a book named “Raw Materials and Starter Recipes” to support industrial growth and entrepreneurs. This book is a first in Turkey, which is still continuously being updated and distributed to schools, factories, exposition visitors and any other related points.
On 14th April, 2007, Saturday morning when he was going to his beloved work, he passed away in a traffic accident at a very early and fruitful age. With his business ethics, honesty, friendship, debonairness and humanity, he will remain eternally in our memories and hearts.
We memorialize Aydin Ishakoglu with omnibenevolence, gratitude, love and respect.