Haluk Kutlay was born on April 22, 1955 in Denizli. After completing primary, secondary and high school education in İzmir, he continued his university life in İzmir and graduated from Ege University Faculty of Agriculture in 1980. 

He started his commercial life with the foreign exchange trade and the agricultural chemicals and seed sector after his duty as Pınar Süt AS as responsible for Söke-Milas region.  

Between 1995-1999, 2009-2013, 2013-2015, he served as a member of council and deputy chairman of the executive committee.

Haluk Kutlay was elected the Chairman of the Board of Directors in September 2015 and is married with 3 children.