The research, which manifested Anatolia's leader business persons and which excluded three large metropolis like Istanbul, Ankara and Izmir, examined them in terms of the economic contribution, employment created and social benefits provided by these persons to their regions, who also oriented their own regions and sectors. The research placed Abdülkadir Konukoğlu, the Board of Directors' Chairman of Sanko Holding, in the first row. In the 50 person list, which included businessmen mainly from the cities of Gaziantep, Kayseri, Bursa and Manisa, the only businessmen from Antalya was Mustafa Sak, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Ado Group. For 2014, the turnover of Sak was stated as 766 million TL and the number of employees as 2 thousand and 550.
THE ADO GROUP AND MUSTAFA SAK
The Economist Magazine introduced the businessmen included in this list. The Magazine stated the following about Mustafa Sak, the Board of Directors' Chairman of Ado Group.
"Mustafa Sak, the Board of Directors' Chairman of Ado Group, has the same name as his grandfather Mustafa Sak, one pioneer of entrepreneurship and industrialism in Antalya. Adopen, which Sak incorporated in 1997, is today one of Turkish Indus's leading brands with its 2550 employees and exportations to 60 countries. The company targets a turnover of 850 million TL and exportations of 115 million dollars this year. The Ado Group, which also manufactures for Russia, Ukraine, India and Azerbaijan in addition to Turkey, made assertive plans for both inland and abroad with the Ado Aluminum Brand that commenced production this year. In addition to his identity as a successful businessman, Mustafa Sak is known in Antalya also for his philanthropy and contributions to education".