Mr. Abdolbari GOOZEL was
born in the city of Maku in Iran on 23 August 1949, then he moved to his
grandmother’s place in Muş Province in Turkey.
He studied at primary
school in Turkey between the years 1956-1961 and finished his secondary school
in Iran between the years 1962-1965.
From his early ages, he
worked with his father in bulk food business. He developed his trade volume in
1968 and increased it 50-60 million dollars.
After the Islamic
Revolution in Iran in 1981, he moved to the capital of Turkey, Ankara. And he
planned to go to Switzerland from there. But after the insistence of former
Vice President and later President Turgut Özal, he stayed in Turkey and
established the company named “Etsun A. Ş.”
Until 1992, he planned to
merge its business operations by establishing various companies in United Arab
Emirates (Dubai), Turkey, Iran, Iraq, Syria, Jordan in the Middle East.
He established the
company named “Intersun Holding” in Dubai in 1994 to unite these companies and
In 1991, he engaged in
the export of food products to Azerbaijan and Georgia.
In 1992, he established
the branch office of his official company in Azerbaijan and Georgia. In 1994,
he had a leading role in the development of Azerbaijan’s industry. In order to
wipe out the unemployment, he established the following factories on industrial
Oil and margarine factory,
4 canning factories, sugar factory with a volume of 600,000 tons, tea
plantation and packaging factory, modern irrigation facility on 4,000 hectares
of land, and a sample livestock facility with the cooparation of American EX-IM
Bank. Apart from this, he contributed significantly to the economy of the
country with business activities like construction, banking and partnership in
Abdolbari Goozel started
oil commerce in Turkey and Iran in 1980.
Since 2002, this activity
is limited as carrying the Caspian oil to Georgia by way of oil terminal in Baku
and oil terminal in Dubendi.F
There are companies
currently engaged in the trade of gasoline and gasoline products in Switzerland
significantly in the establishment of magnificent constraction sites such as “Park
Bulvar Alışveriş ve Eğlence Merkezi”, “Haydar Aliyev Merkezi”, “FlameTowers”
and “Şahdağ Turizm Kompleksi”. During the construction of these sites, he
co-operated with highly experienced and well-known architects like Zaha Hadid.
His hobbies are opening
new working places and ensuring new employment positions to the people.
Moreover, he currently has a project to found a fair system between employer
and employee. This project focuses on technological-backed studies with
international companies to provide contentedness point between capital and
As a part of these
studies, he provides fair job opportunities to hard-working people without
considering the distinction of nationality, religion and race.
In this context, the people
of estimated 14 nations are working currently under a group (Intersun Holding)
in Dubai, Switzerland, Ceylon, Turkey, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russia, Iraq and
Afghanistan shoulder to shoulder like family members. The total number of permanent workers is 7000,
and the number of seasonal workers in the factories is 10,000.