Vodafone head to become region director
Voadafone Turkey CEO Serpil Timuray has also been appointed as one of the regional directors of the firm.Serpil Timuray has been appointed as the regional director for the Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific (AMAP) regions of Vodafone, Vodafone Turkey announced in a press release Aug. 2. Timuray will start in her new role in October 2013, and will also continue to hold her position as CEO of Vodafone Turkey.
She will assist the regional president for the AMAP, Nick Read, in her new position. Sixty-five percent of the total 409 million Vodafone subscribers are in the AMAP region, which is one of the two main executive centers of the British company, which announced last week that it would unite its European units under one ceiling and connect its Turkey office to the AMAP region.
Vodafone Turkey has doubled its revenues for the last four years under the leadership of Timuray. She joined the company in 2009 from Groupe Danone, where she was the CEO of Danone Turkey during 2002-2008. Timuray is currently the Vice-Chairperson of the International Investors Association (YASED).