Cem Kural graduated from Middle East Technical University, majoring in Electrical and Electronics Engineering. He further pursued his master's degree at the same university in Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Cem Kural started his professional journey as an R&D Engineer at Testaş A.Ş. in 1992 and joined Arçelik in 1995 as an R&D Engineer. Over the course of his nearly 30-year career at Arçelik, Kural has held various positions in R&D and electronics. He worked as R&D Director between 2012-2017 and Product Sourcing Director between 2018-2020. Kural, who served as Arçelik-LG General Manager between 2021-2023, has been appointed as Arçelik’s Chief Purchasing and Supply Chain Officer as of November 2023.
Cem Kural is married and has 2 children.