Turk Telekom International appoints Toros as CEO

06 December 2016 | James Pearce


Turk Telekom International has appointed Mehmet C. Toros as its new CEO, replacing Cengiz Oztelcan who has left after four years.

Mahmet Toros Turk Telekom International

Toros has been with the carrier since 2003, and brings more than 28 years of telecoms experience to the role. His most recent position was as VP of Turk Telekom, overseeing sectoral relations and project management, a position he had held since 2012.

He has experience of the Turkish operator’s wholesale unit, having served as VP of international and wholesale from 2007 until 2012. He was also managing director of the space segment’s marketing and sales, including satellite networks and spacecraft operations.

He replaces Oztelcan, who has left to pursue other interests. Turk Telekom international said: “After 4 years of fulfilling the CEO position at Turk Telekom International (TTI) Group Companies Cengiz Oztelcan decided pursue other interests. 

“During his leadership TTI extended its geographical reach and successfully participated in multiple consortium projects to widen the company’s service portfolio.

“Turk Telekom International is pleased to announce the appointment of Mehmet C. Toros as the new CEO effective immediately. He has extensive knowledge in leadership, sales and management of data and voice telecommunication services & products nationwide in Turkey, and internationally.”