Father of the current chairman of Dogus Holding Ferit Sahenk. Founded Doğuş Holding in 1950. Through his leadership company invested in the fields of construction, banking, communication, tourism, food and Automotive.
In 1992 he established a non-profit organization under his name, which focused on improvement on education. Sahenk died on April 1, 2001 due to a heart attack. His final resting place is home town Niğde.