Tokat Chamber of Commerce and Industry was established in 1924 under the leadership of Tahir Rüştü Baç. As a result of a great flood disaster experienced in 1930's all the archives of our chamber was lost and remaining ones became unusable. After carrying out its activities in various places of our Province, the Chamber had its current service building built in 1964 and so far has continued to perform its activities in this building.
Our Presidents of the Assembly and the Chairmen Executive Board who have been in charge in our Chamber so far are respectively as follows;
Our Assembly Presidents;Tahir Rüştü Baç (1924-50), Derviş Görgül (1950-53), Ahmet Özüduru (1953-60), Selahattin Peri (1960-63), Şevki Balak (1963-64), Ahmet Özüduru (1964-66), M. Şahin Karaerkek (1966), Muammer Ayyıldız (1966-67), Ahmet Tomruk (1967-73), M. Naci Yazoğlu (1974-81), Mustafa Balcı (1982), Metin Gürdere (1983), A. Turan Ayyıldız (1984-87), Coşkun Yapıcı (1988-91), Aydemir Alpay (1990-92), Ö. Faruk Altuntaş (1992-93), Lütfi Gökarslan (1993-95), Faruk Atılgan (1995-99), Süleyman Beneklioğlu (1999), Ahmet Güzel (1999-2001), Ramazan Çakmak (2001-05), Ataullah Arvas (2005-07), Erkut Dizman (2007-09), Ahmet Orhan Gürgünoğlu (2009-13)
Our Chairmen of the Executive Board;A. Cevdet Erek (1933-50), Niyazi Sezgin (1952-54), Ahmet Yüzbaşıoğlu (1954-59), Sebati Gürgünoğlu (1961-63), Haydar Baykal (1963-64), Halim Süzer (1964-65), Ali Bünül (1965-67), Kemal Arat (1967-68), İsmail Altıngövde (1968-69), İbrahim Özer (1970-73), Semet Doğan Koç (1974-75), Bedrettin Albayrak (1975-87), A. Turan Ayyıldız (1988-92), Osman Esin (1995-97), Atilla Yaşar (1997-99), Ö. Faruk Altuntaş (1999), Orhan Sarıtaşlı (1992-95, 1999-2009), Ahmet Arat (2009-13)