Ender Ferruh Arslan was born in Ankara in 1967. He earned his BSc in mechanical engineering in 1990 and MSc in mechatronics (mechanical, electronics and computer engineering) in 1992 from the Middle East Technical University.
Arslan worked at Hitaş, NIKON Europe BV's distributor in Turkey, as a Marketing Specialist between 1989 and 1992, and at Arçelik A.Ş. between 1992 and 1999 as a Product Development Engineer and, at the Ankara factory, a Project Leader and then Business Development Coordinator responsible for the design and production of the new dishwasher series. From 1999 to 2002, Arslan worked as a Senior Strategic Planning Manager at Arthur Andersen, M&A and Strategic Planning Manager at İş Yatırım Menkul Kıymetler A.Ş. between 2002 and 2005, and Strategic Planning & Business Development Director at Akkök Group between 2005 and 2011, where he also served as a Member of the Executive Committee. Before joining Kale Group, Ender F. Arslan was a Managing Partner at Ernst and Young. Since 2011, Arslan has been serving as Kale Group's Vice President for Corporate Strategy and Business Development.
Arslan is married with one child and speaks English.