He was born in 1948 in Akseki, graduated from primary school in Konya. Following his education in Maarif College in secondary and high school level in 1959 , he started ITU (Istanbul Technical University) Faculty of Mechanical Engineering in 1967-1968. In 1968 he did enrich himself in the tradition of socialist thought in the period from 1972 to 1973, he graduated from I.T.U in Mechanical Engineering M.S.c. degree. Between 1972 and 1975, he gained experiences by working at Alarko-Aldağ. In 1975, he started to lone working and established several companies. He is still working as board chairman of Friterm A.Ş.. Friterm not only has a big domestic market by producing exchanger, evaporator,condenser; but also they exports more than %60 of their manufacture. He still performs as board of director in Aroma A.Ş. , as board membership in İREKS A.Ş. and as chief executive officers in Duruk Group, which are their family companies. He participated in establishment of İSKİD( Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Manufacturers’ Association) and ISKAV( Heating, Refregeration Research and Training Foundation). He is management and inspectorate member in UCTEA(Union of Chambers of Turkish Engineers and Architects), Chamber of Mechanical Engineers. He is accounant in the same foundation as well. He has served in several non govermental organizations. He has hold the a board member and chairman of İSKİD. He has hold the a board member and chairman of İSKAV. He run Professional committee presidency of İstanbul Camber of Industry(ISO), air-conditioning assembly committee presidency of Union of Chambers and commodity Exchangers(UCCET), air conditioning industry exporters association vice-presidency of İSİB. Also he is assigned in Chamber of Mechanical Engineers Technical Committee and editorial board of Installation Journal. Ethics and reputation society founder member of Friterm A.Ş., Metin Duruk , participated in TEİD (Ethics and Reputation Society) as board member . He adopts to behave accordingly to Friterm ethics guid that is written based on his own principle concepts. As a conducted Corporate Social Responsibility(CRS) Project of Friterm, which is about street animals, can be followed on www.bizisokagincocuklari.com web side. The Project won TİSK (Turkish Confederation og Employer Associations) CRS prize in 2014. In 2017 he has hold the a board member and chairman of the TEMA Foundation (The Turkish Foundation for Combating Soil Erosion, for Reforestation and the Protection of Natural Habitats). He married Perihan Duruk(Kesken) in 1976 and they have got one daughter.
A. METİN DURUK