Kaan Terzioğlu joined the Digicel Group board after serving as Turkcell’s Chief Executive Officer from April 2015 until March 2019. While there, he led the company’s successful transformation from a telecoms provider to a digital operator, recording all-time high revenues and EBITDA at the Group level in the full year results at the end of his tenure. In 2019, the GSMA recognised him for this feat, and awarded him the Outstanding Contribution to Mobile Industry Award.
Kaan began his professional life in 1990 at Arthur Andersen Turkey. From 1990 to 1998, he undertook several roles in information technologies at Arthur Andersen in the USA, Belgium and Turkey. Kaan also serves on the GSMA Foundation’s board focusing on Mobile Communications for Development and on the advisory board of the World Economic Forum Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution. From 1999 to 2012, Kaan held global managerial roles at Cisco, working out of Brussels, London and San Jose.