Turkcell CEO awarded for contribution to mobile industry


Turkcell CEO Kaan Terzioğlu was announced as the winner of GSM Association’s “Outstanding Contribution to the Mobile Industry Award” for 2019 at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Feb. 25.

The recognition came as a result of Turkcell’s successful incorporation of digital into its business models under Terzioğlu’s leadership and the company’s focus on using technology for social good and humanitarian development, the company said in a press release.

Terzioğlu received the award from GSMA Chairman Stéphane Richard during the ceremony attended by Spanish King Felipe VI.

“It is a privilege to be a part of an industry that can make such a significant difference in the lives of the people it serves and in the wellbeing of our planet. The evolution of technology empowers us even further and we, as the mobile operators, need to be at the forefront of this transformation. We will continue to use our technology to the benefit of those who need it the most and who can change their lives with it, and I am confident that we will be in good company of our fellow mobile operators,” Terzioğlu said in his acceptance speech.

Turkcell’s growth and digital transformation in the last two years, and their financial results, are testament to Kaan Terzioğlu’s foresight, skill and knowledge,” Richard said, while presenting the award to Terzioğlu.


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