The senior leadership team has an average of 9 years experience in CEE wholesale market. Management has a reputation amongst key global operators, for consistency and quality of service.

Mehmet C. Toros

Group CEO – Türk Telekom International Group

  • Chairman of the TTI Group Management Board as of December 2016
  • Appointed as CEO of Türk Telekom International Group as of November 2016
  • Coordinator (VP) of Türk Telekom in charge of Sectoral Relations & Project Management since December 2012
  • The member of Management Board of Pantel International Group and Türk Telekom International (2010 – 2105)
  • Vice President of International & Wholesale, Türk Telekom (2008-2012)
  • Vice President of Marketing & International Sales, Türk Telekom (2005-2008)
  • Vice President of Technology, Turk Telekom (2003-2005)
  • Head of Satellite Communications and Management Department, Türk Telekom
  • Managing Director of Satellite Communications and Spacecraft Operation, PTT/Türk Telekom (1994-2003)
  • Operations Engineer in Microwave Transmission Systems and Satellite Communications, PTT/Türk Telekom (1988-1994)
  • MBA degree with focus on Business Administration
  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering

Yusuf Kirac

TTI Group General Manager

  • TTI Group General Manager of Türk Telekom İnternational Group as of January 2017
  • Senior Director of Core & Transport Network at Türk Telekom, April 2014 – January 2017
  • Director of Network at Türk Telekom, March 2010 – April 2014
  • Group Manager of NGN at Türk Telekom, April 2008 – March 2010
  • Service, Planning and Integration Management Roles and experiences at Siemens and Nokia Siemens Network NSN, 1996 – April 2008.
  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering

Cem Velipasaoglu

Chief Financial Officer

  • Chief Financial Officer of Türk Telekom International since May 2013
  • Chief Financial Officer of Pantel International Group since October 2012
  • Decision Support & Performance Improvement Director (2010-2012) at AVEA, Turkey
  • Risk Management Director (2010) at AVEA
  • Department Manager in Finance (2007-2010) at AVEA
  • Various roles in Finance in Turkey and USA (1996-2007)
  • M.S. in Management
  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering

Stuart Evers

TTI Group Chief Commercial Officer

  • TTI Group Chief Commercial Officer as of December 2016
  • Chief Sales Officer of Türk Telekom International since August 2013
  • Chief Executive Officer of Euroweb Romania (Türk Telekom International entity in Romania), January 2012 –
  • Chief Operating Officer of Alem, January 2011 – December 2011
  • Chief Executive Officer of GTS Czech Republic, June 2008 – December 2010
  • Chief Sales Officer of GTS CE, May 2006 – June 2008
  • Director International Business of Czech Telecom/Telefonica, April 2002 – April 2006

Zekeriya Erkan

Chief Technology Officer

  • Chief Technology Officer of Türk Telekom International since 2017.02.16
  • Group Manager in charge of TTSMC Ankara at Operations Directorate since 2015
  • Management Systems Group Manager at Türk Telekom from 2010 to 2015
  • Transmission Systems Manager from 2000 to 2010
  • actively took roles in various projects and programmes such as Aycell GSM network, Regional Operation Centres, Umbrella Management Platform and establishment of SMC centres
  • Radio Link Engineer at Technical Operations and Maintenance Department at PTT from 1989
  • graduated from Electrics and Electronics Engineering, Karadeniz Technical University in 1988
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