Mahmut ESKİYÖRÜK, who was born in 1959 as a farmer’s child, continued his father’s profession after graduating from Çukurova University Industrial Engineering Department. He served as the Chairman of the Board of Tire TARİŞ between1992-2002. At the request of the milk producers, he was elected as the President of Tire Milk Cooperative.
The Cooperative was shown as the Exemplary Rural Development Model by the United Nations FAO.
Sabancı Foundation declared “Tire Milk Cooperative” as a “Changemaker”.
The Aegean Region Chamber of Industry awarded the cooperative with 3 awards in the fields of “Brand Creation, Contribution to Employment and Production Quality”.
Eurasian Consumer Association, as a result of its consumer research, named Tire Milk Cooperative the “Brand of the Year”.
In 2015, the United Nations FAO granted Tire Milk Cooperative the Award for the Social Protection of Producer and the Improvement of Rural Welfare, while the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock of the Republic of Turkey granted the award for the Reliable Food Production Achievement.