CEO Today - Business Women Awards 2022

ABOUT SERPIL TIMURAY Executive Committee member since January 2014 Serpil Timuray was appointed as the CEO of the Europe Cluster in October 2018, which comprises Albania, Czech Republic, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Portugal, Romania and Turkey. She also oversees Egypt and Vodafone’s interest in the Netherlands joint venture with Liberty Global. She is the Chairperson of Vodafone Turkey, ViceChairperson of VodafoneZiggo Netherlands and a Board member of Vodafone Egypt. Prior to her current role, she was the Group Chief Commercial Operations and Strategy Officer. Formerly she was the Regional CEO for AMAP (Africa, Middle East, Asia, Pacific) where she served as a Board member of the listed companies of Vodacom Group, Safaricom and Vodafone Qatar, of our subsidiaries in India, Egypt and of our joint venture Vodafone Hutchison Australia. Serpil joined Vodafone in 2009 as the CEO of Turkey. Prior to joining Vodafone, Serpil was the CEO of Danone Turkey from 2002 to 2008. She began her career at Procter & Gamble in 1991, where she held several marketing roles and was subsequently appointed to the Executive Committee in Turkey. Serpil is a Non-Executive Director of Danone Group Plc since April 2015 and chairs the Engagement Committee. She is a member of the Young Global Leader Alumni of the World Economic Forum and a member of the Global 50. FIRMPROFILE Vodafone is a leading telecommunications company keeping society connected and building a digital future for everyone. At Vodafone, our purpose is to connect for a better future Our expertise and scale as a global business gives us a unique opportunity to drive positive change in the world. Our aim is to build a sustainable digital society that is inclusive for all, where technology and connectivity are enhancing the future and improving people’s lives. Enabling a digital society Connecting people, places and things through gigabit fixed and mobile networks. We believe in the power of connectivity and digital services to strengthen the resilience of economies. Through our mobile and fixed networks, data flows at speed, connecting people and communities. Over the past year, the COVID-19 crisis has tested the resilience of our societies, of businesses small and large, and of public services. We have also seen how connectivity and digital services became a lifeline allowing people to work, learn, stay in touch with friends and family, access healthcare and more. This year, in response to the COVID-19 crisis and informed by our social contract, we shifted the focus of the Digital Society pillar towards digitalising critical sectors, whilst continuing to invest in our network infrastructure and coverage. We have specifically focused on small and medium-sized enterprises (‘SMEs’), smart cities, agriculture and health. 17 www. ceotodaymagazine . com Uni ted Kingdom CEO Today Bus i ne ss Women Awa rds 202 2 Serpil Timuray CEO Europe Clus te r Vodafone

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