Kaan Terzioğlu, Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Veon, Banglalink’s parent company, is due in Dhaka tomorrow for a four-day visit.
During his visit to Bangladesh, Kaan Terzioğlu will meet several stakeholders and Government dignitaries to discuss the progress of Bangladesh’s digital transformation, challenges in the telecom industry, and VEON’s growth strategy for Banglalink.
Commenting on the upcoming visit, Kaan Terzioğlu said, “Bangladesh has a special significance to VEON. I am keen to see first-hand how Banglalink is driving VEON’s ambitions in this vibrant and fast-growing country. My engagement with our Banglalink colleagues, partners, and Government officials will help us to further contribute and enhance the country’s digital progress both now and in the future.”
Kaan Terzioğlu was appointed as Group Chief Executive Officer of VEON on 1 July 2021. His career spans over 30 years in regional and global leadership roles in management consultation, technology, and telecommunications.
Profile of Kaan Terzioglu
Kaan Terzioğlu was appointed as Group Chief Executive Officer on 1 July 2021.
Kaan joined VEON as Co-Chief Operating Officer in November 2019 after stepping down from the Group’s Board, where he served for several months. Kaan then served as co-Chief Executive Officer from March 2020 to June 2021.
Prior to joining VEON, Kaan was Turkcell’s Chief Executive Officer from April 2015 until March 2019. In that role, he led the company’s successful digital transformation. Before joining Turkcell, Kaan held global managerial roles at Cisco and Arthur Andersen, working across Europe and the United States. He is a GSMA Board member and previously served on the GSMA Foundation Board and the Advisory Board of the World Economic Forum’s Center for the Fourth Industrial Revolution.