CEO Europe Cluster
Executive Committee member since January 2014
Serpil Timuray joined the Group Executive Committee in January 2014. She was appointed as the CEO of the Europe Cluster in October 2018, which comprises Albania, Czech Republic, Greece, Ireland, Hungary, Malta, Portugal, Romania and Turkey. In this capacity she also oversees Vodafone’s interest in the Netherlands joint venture with Liberty Global.
Prior to this, she was the Group Chief Commercial Operations and Strategy Officer and formerly was the CEO for AMAP (Africa, Middle East, Asia, Pacific) Region. She served as a Board member of the listed companies of Vodacom Group, Safaricom and Vodafone Qatar, our subsidiaries in India and Egypt, our joint venture Vodafone Hutchison Australia and is the Chairperson of Vodafone Turkey. Serpil joined Vodafone in 2009 as the CEO of Turkey.
Prior to joining Vodafone, Serpil was the CEO of Danone Turkey from 2002 to 2008. She began her career at Procter & Gamble in 1991, where she held several marketing roles and was subsequently appointed to the Executive Committee in Turkey.
Serpil is a non-executive director on the board of the Danone Group. She also sits on the board of the GSMA. Serpil is a member of the Young Global Leader Alumni of the World Economic Forum and a member of the Global 50.