Tuğrul Fadıllıoğlu graduated from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Boğaziçi University at 1982. After working as the Product Development Engineer, Production Engineer, Chief of Moulding House, Technical Manager of the Washing Machine Plant, Quality Assurance Manager of the Washing Machine Plant, Manager of the Vacuum Cleaner Plant in İzmir, Assistant General Manager of Small Appliances, and the Founding Director of the Vacuum Cleaner and Motor Plant in Çerkezköy from 1982 to 2002, he served as the Assistant General Manager of Operations and Technology at Tanı Pazarlama Hizmetleri A.Ş. from 2002 to 2004, and then as the General Manager at the same company from 2004 to 2009. Having been assigned to Zer A.Ş. as the General Manager in 2009, Fadıllıoğlu served in this position until his retirement in 2014. During this period, he also worked as a Member of the Board at Tanı Pazarlama Hizmetleri A.Ş.
From 1995 to 2000, the period he lived in İzmir, Tuğrul Fadıllıoğlu worked as the Founding President of İzmir Branch of the Turkish Quality Association, and during his last year, which is the year 2000, he served as the Council Member of the Chamber of Industry of the Aegean Region.
Between 2015 and 2019 after his retirement, Fadıllıoğlu served as the General Manager at Hidrotam Ltd. Şti., Member of the Board at ISM A.Ş., a subsidiary of İnci Holding, and as the General Coordinator of the Turkish Quality Association. He now works as the Advisory Board Member at Doğa OSGB, as well as being the Vice Chairman of the Board at CCA Kurumsal Değişim Akademisi Danışmanlık ve Eğitim Hizmetleri A.Ş., where he is one of the cofounders.
Tuğrul Fadıllıoğlu has not taken on any other duties at Arçelik A.Ş. or its subsidiaries for the last five years. He has no relation with the executive managers of Arçelik A.Ş. He does not hold, directly or indirectly, any share over 5% in the capital of Arçelik A.Ş., he has no employee representation and he does not have any commercial relationship with Arçelik A.Ş.
Tuğrul Fadıllıoğlu has the qualifications of being independent as defined in the Capital Market Board's Corporate Governance Principles.