Chairman of the Board of Directors
MEHMET ZEKİ EREN
Siirt/Tillo distrcit, great-grandson (6th generation) of Fakirullah hrh (master of İbrahim Hakkı hrh of Erzurum)
Mehmet ZEKİ EREN, one of the six sons of Ömer Eren, the former mufti of Dicle and than mufti of Eruh, was born on May 21,1954 in Dicle.
He worked as a teacher for three years between 1975-1978 in Kılınçlı village of Kaş district in Antalya, and for twelve years after 1978 in İstanbul Esenler Cumhuriyet Primary School. After working as a teacher for 15 years in total, he resigned from his duty on November 24, 1989.
His zipper wholesale business in Eminönü Marputçular he was running with his brothers, continued until 1992. Meanwhile, until the end of 1992, he also personally ran the accessories painting factory they founded in Güngören-Çeşme in 1987, during the times when textile sector was newly flourishing in Merter. Of course, at the same time he was successfully running the stationary and toy store founded in 1980 in Esenler which continued for 25 years.
Leras company, founded in 1993, is currently providing services to the sector with its 35.000 different products of ready-to-wear clothing and textile byproducts.
Leras textile has opened a new window in 2012, with two product ranges in which it has become specialized. New products include lace, brode, guipure, and crystal mesh. In addition, a new Leras brand, Fashion Fox, was born in 2017, with a catch phrase of “Close Follow-up of Fashion”. For more information please visit web sites www.leras.com.tr, www.lerasonline.com and www.fashionfox.com.tr.
He is an active member of non-governmental organizations such as MÜSİAD and Bomonti Business Group.
He is married with four children.