Kadri Kaynak Küçükpınar completed his graduate degree at Shipbuilding Mechanical Engineering department at Naples Technical University in Italy in 1968. He completed his military service as a reserve officer at Gölcük Shipyard at the Fleet Command in the Water and Underwater Ships Repair and Maintenance Service and following his discharge, he joined Tofaş Türk Otomobil Factory on 01.10.1970. Then he worked as a Method, Maintenance and Purchasing Engineer respectively. He assumed the positions of Procurement Manager at Tofaş in 1975 and as the Assistant General Manager (Factory Deputy Manager) at Tofaş A.Ş. on 01.06.1986. He held that position until 31.12.1993. He was promoted as the General Manager at Mako Elektrik Sanayii A.Ş. on 01.01.1994 and following this position until 2000, he voluntarily retired in 2001 and held the Board member seat at Mako A.Ş. until the end of 2002. He worked as the management advisor at B-PLAS A.Ş. based in Bursa between 2003 and 2007 and he voluntarily resigned from that job.
Kadri Kaynak Küçükpınar, who is a non-executive board member meets the criteria for an independent membership according to the Corporate Governance Principles published by the Capital Markets Board (CMB). He has been holding the independent member seat at Arçelik A.Ş. Board of Directors since 28 March 2013.