Born in 1962, graduated from Saint Michel French High School and Boğaziçi University Faculty of Administrative Sciences. Muzaffer Akpınar is married and has two children.

Starting his career in 1986 as the founding partner of Penta Tekstil, Akpınar became the CEO of KVK in 1993. Akpınar, who later served as the CEO of MV Holding, took an active role in the formation process of Fintur Holding BV. Muzaffer Akpınar served as the General Manager of Turkcell from January 1, 2002 to July 2006.

Muzaffer Akpınar continues his business life as Vice Chairman of MV Holding, Board Member of THY, Chairman of KVK, Chairman of Dost Energy and Chairman of Portmobil.