Serpil Timuray
Serpil Timuray is Vodafone's Chief Executive for Africa, Middle East and Asia Pacific. She was previously Chief Executive of Vodafone Turkey. Timuray is also a Non-Executive Director of the Group’s southern African subsidiary, Vodacom Group.

Timuray joined Vodafone from Groupe Danone, where she was the CEO of Danone Turkey during 2002-2008. She began her career in 1991 at Procter & Gamble where she was later appointed to the Executive Committee of P&G Turkey.

Timuray was honoured as 'The Professional of the Year' for two consecutive years in 2010 and 2011 and as a 'Young Global Leader' for 2009 by the World Economic Forum.

Timuray is currently the Vice-Chairperson of YASED (International Investors Association), Vice-Chairperson of TIIK-DEIK (Turkish British Business Council of Foreign Economic Relations Board), Board Member of the Young Entrepreneurs Council of TOBB (Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey), member of TUSIAD (Turkish Industrialists and Businessmen Association) and PNB (Partners for New Beginning) Turkey. She is on the Advisory Councils of Endeavor Turkey, KAGIDER (Women Entrepreneurs Association), Forum Istanbul, Contemporary Istanbul, and Bosphorus University Business & Economy Club. She served as the Vice-Chairperson of SETBIR (Dairy, Beef & Food Producers Association) during 2003-2008.

Entries by Serpil Timuray

Connected Women

(0) Comments | Posted March 17, 2014 | 6:39 PM

Right now, millions of women around the world cannot read. They are unable to read to their children, help them with their school work, read public transport information or understand the words written on a medicine bottle.

Wafaa Mohamad Ramadan, 52, was one of those women until just a couple...

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Listening to Farmers

(2) Comments | Posted January 15, 2013 | 10:57 AM

"Small landowners are the most precious part of a state." Thomas Jefferson's words may be more than two centuries old, but are timeless and have increasing global relevance. Farmers need to be encouraged, sustained and supported with the tools necessary to succeed.

By 2050, the world will need to produce...

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