D.ream (Doğuş Restaurant Entertainment and Management) was created in 2012. It quickly became a benchmark hospitality institution in Turkey. The company operates over 150 luxury food and beverage outlets in Turkey, with over 6,000 employees.
Starting as a holding company, D.ream International has evolved by acquiring and operating market-leading, innovative concepts across the globe. It operates 60 restaurants, across 13 brands in 11 countries. D.ream International specialises in unique luxury lifestyle venues and creating iconic destinations.
Ferit F. Şahenk
Chairman & CEO
Ferit F. Şahenk is the Chairman of Doğuş Group and also the Honorary President of Garanti Bank. Formerly, he served as the Founder and Vice President of Garanti Securities, CEO of Dogus Holding, Chairman of Dogus Otomotiv and Chairman of Garanti Bank.
Mr Şahenk is a Board Member of the Foreign Economic Relations Board (DEIK) of Turkey. He is also an active member of the World Economic Forum and the Alliance of Civilizations Initiative.
Ferit F. Şahenk’s vision for the company leverages the seismic shifts in the economy towards hospitality dominance and to reshape the face of luxury lifestyle dining, hotels, marinas and meetings and event management companies, focusing on an integrated approach to this rapidly expanding sector. To that end, Mr Şahenk has acquired assets in the luxury section of all these categories, including the iconic brands of Zuma, D.Maris Bay, Villa Dubrovnik, Aldrovandi Villa Borghese, Soho House Istanbul and Peninsula Istanbul to open soon.
Mr Şahenk holds a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Human Resources from Boston College.
D.ream International supports its partners through all aspects of the hospitality business – including the creation of organisational infrastructure, business development and deal creation, procurement and supply chain synergies, project funding, and the delivery of best-in-class class operational expertise.
Our diversity of skills and strategic disciplines enable us to respond quickly to new opportunities and emerging markets. Our brand promise is achieved through the synthesis of relationships and data.
Mergers and aquisitions
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