About Our Founder


The industrial activities of Selçuklu Holding and its subsidiary İLKO İlaç San. ve Tic. A.Ş are based on the Honorary President Mustafa Öncel’s drugstore pharmacology, which started with magistral drug production in the 1960s and his investments in the pharmaceuticals industry.

Mustafa Öncel was born in 1929 in the Doğanbey district of Konya. He studied at Konya Boy's High School at obtained his B.Sc. diploma at the Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, School of Pharmacy in 1953. After the graduation, he started to work as a pharmacist at Çankırı State Hospital.

The Pharm. Mustafa Öncel opened his first pharmacy in the Yalvaç District of Isparta, and then he opened Işık Pharmacy in Konya followed by Büyük Eczane, and Mustafa Öncel acted as a freelance pharmacist for many years. 

Pharmacist Mustafa Öncel’s investments in the pharmaceutical industry beginning from 1973 resulted in successful sales with international partners.

This knowledge and experience of more than fifty years is currently continuing with İLKO Pharmaceuticals, which was started in 2012 in order to bring this heritage to the summit.