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Mehmet Reis was born in 1957 in
Inebolu. He graduated from the
Samsun Educational Institution and
attended to Faculty of Law of Istanbul
Mr. Reis’s first employment was in a
shop in rice business, located in
Unkapanı, a district known as the
then heart of the food market of
Istanbul in 1974. Later he established
Reis Ticaret in 1981, and Reis Tarımsal
Urunler San. Tic. A.S. in 1993.
Mr. Reis was appointed as the Deputy
Chairman of the Istanbul Food
Wholesalers and Dealers Association
in 1991, and as the Chairman of
Functional Commission of the
Istanbul Chamber of Commerce in
1993. He acted as the General
Secretary for Mega Centre for
consecutive 11 years. He was engaged
in TUGIDER (All Food Importers'
Association) and in PAKDER (Grain,
Legumes and Agricultural Products
Process and Package Industrialist
Association), and served as a member
to the Executive Committee of the
Platform for the Industrialists' and
Businessmen's Association (SIAD). He
was the President of “KASIAD”,
Kastamonu Industrialists’ and
Businessmen’s Association for 10
years. Today, Mr. Reis still acts as the
Board Chairman of Inebolu Yatirim
A.S. and Reis Tarımsal Urunler Sanayi
Ticaret A.S.
Taking a radical decision alone in the
struggle against the inflation in 1994,
he has, bravely, launched the
implementation of fix price.
In an attempt to raise and strengthen
the Turkish agriculture, He has leaded
the establishment of the Revival of
Agriculture Platform –TACA.
Having contributed to the Turkish
agriculture, he was awarded with
“Business Award of Honor” in 2005
and with the Award of Success by the
Turkey Agriculturalists’ Association in
He continues to declare his support to
the country, by offering solutions to
current economic issues, particularly
to those related to agriculture;
publishing studies o balanced and
health nutrition against obesity,
current day’s most critical health
problemwith rapid prevalence
amongst the youngsters, honoring
organizations, conferences and
panels with his speeches about
collaboration with Universities, and
publishing articles in newspapers and
Mr. Reis has been appreciated with
respective correspondences by the
Prime Ministry and the Presidency of
the Republic of Turkey for his
contribution to the development of
the relationship with European Union
and his efforts in the struggle against
high rate of inflation.
Mr. Reis’s accomplishment was soon
awarded with "Letter of Appreciation”
in the Tax Prize branch and the bronze
medal in the provincial highest
taxpayer listing by Istanbul Trade
Chamber, successively for three years.
He ranked the 90th among the
taxpayers paying the highest tax in
the Marmara Corporation Tax Office
in 2008.
Mehmet Reis is married, and has two
children and a grandchild.
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