Turgay Durak

Türk Tractor Board Member

Mr. Durak is a graduate of the Mechanical Engineering Department of Northwestern University (USA) where he also completed his Master’s degree in mechanical engineering. His career commenced at Ford Otosan in 1976 as Applications Engineer. In the same year, he assumed the position of Product Development and Design Engineer, and by 1979 he became the İnönü Engine Plant Project Leader. In 1982 and 1984, he was assigned as Project Coordination Manager and Project Coordination Department Head, respectively. In 1986 and 1987, he was designated as Assistant General Manager of Marketing and Assistant General Manager of Purchasing, respectively. He became the Deputy General Manager of Ford Otosan in 2000. He started to serve as the General Manager in 2002 when he also joined the Board of Directors. From 2007 to 2009, he was the Automotive Group President at Koç Holding. He served as Deputy CEO of Koç Holding from May 2009 until April 2010 and as CEO   and Member of the Board of Directors of Koç Holding from April 2010 to March 31, 2015, Mr. Durak retired at age 63. He was Chairman of the Board of the Automotive Manufacturers Association for 6 years between 2004 and 2010. He served as a member of the Istanbul Chamber of Industry (ISO) from January 2008 to May 2010 and was a board member between February 2009 and May 2010. Mr. Durak also was a National Board Member of International Chamber Of Commerce from February 2014 to March 2015. After his retirement in March 2015, he has continued to serve as Board Member on Koç Group Companies