Member of the Remuneration Committee and the Nomination Committee
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Bogazici University
Serpil Timuray was appointed Executive Committee member of Vodafone Group and as Regional CEO of Africa, Middle East, Asia, Pacific as of January, 2014. Prior to this role, she was CEO of Vodafone Turkey since January 2009. Timuray also serves as a non-executive Board Member to Vodacom Group, since September 2012. She was appointed to the Boards of Vodafone India, Vodafone Hutchison Australia, Safaricom Kenya since November 2013 and Vodafone Qatar since June 2014. Timuray joined Vodafone from Danone Group, where she was the General Manager of Danone Turkey from 2002-2008. She began her career in marketing in 1991 at Procter & Gamble where she was later on appointed to the Executive Committee of P&G Turkey. Timuray also sits on the Board of Trustees at Koç University. Timuray was ranked 15th among the “Most powerful women of Europe, Middle East and Africa” by Fortune in 2014, 79th among the “World’s 125 Women of Impact” by Newsweek in 2013 and selected as a “Young Global Leader” by World Economic Forum in 2009. She was elected as “The Professional of the Year” in Turkey for 2013, 2011 and 2010 by the Turkish Economist. A graduate of Bogazici University Business Administration, she is married and a mother of one child.