CEO
Avea

Erkan Akdemir has been assigned the CEO of Avea as of June 2009. Before joining Avea, he worked as the CEO of Cisco Systems Turkey. During his past carreer, he served as The Chairman of Board of Directors of Kablo Net and of Eurasiasat, and he leaded Türk Telekom as The Chairman of Board of Directors from 2002 until the privatization of the company. Other highlights in his career include key leadership positions in State Planning Organization and being a founding board member of Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Turkey. Akdemir has a B.S. degree from Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering of Hacettepe University and an M.S. degree on Telecommunications from Colorado University in USA.