Regional CEO – Africa, Middle East and Asia Pacific Region
Executive Committee member as of 1 January 2014
Regional CEO – Africa, Middle East and Asia Pacific Region Executive Committee member as of 1 January 2014 Serpil Timuray, Chief Executive, Africa, Middle East and Asia Pacific Region, joined the Executive Committee on 1 January 2014. She was appointed as a non-executive director on the Board of Vodacom Group in South Africa in September 2012, the Boards of Vodafone India, Vodafone Hutchison Australia, Safaricom Kenya in November 2013 and Board of Vodafone Qatar in June 2014.
Serpil joined Vodafone as Chief Executive of Vodafone Turkey in January 2009. She was previously General Manager of Danone Turkey from 2002-2008. She began her career in 1991 in marketing at Procter & Gamble where she was later appointed to the Executive Committee of Procter & Gamble Turkey.
Serpil was appointed as an independent director to the Board of Danone Group in the AGM on 29 April, 2015. She also sits on the Board of Trustees at Koc University, Turkey.