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Türk Telekom appoints new CEO

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Ankara, Turkey - September 5, 2012, Ankara, Turkey - Turkey's communication and convergence technologies company Türk Telekom announces that it has appointed Tahsin Yilmaz as CEO of Türk Telekom, effective September 4, 2012.

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Mr. Yilmaz graduated from the Middle East University, Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department in 1989. He started his career at Türk Telekom in 1989, but has worked for different companies providing telecommunications services and products for 20 years.

Having held executive positions at different levels in Turkcell, Telsim (Vodafone) and Aycell (Avea), the companies providing services in Turkey's mobile communications field, he was tasked with the responsibility for medium and large-scaled projects in Nokia Siemens Networks between years 2004 and 2008. He was the General Manager of TTNET between March 2008 and September 2012 and has been the CEO of Türk Telekom since September 4, 2012.

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