Nihat Narin – Chief Executive Officer
Born in 1968, Mr. Nihat Narin was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Global Tower on June 1, 2016. He also acts as the Director of Investor Relations & Business Development of Turkcell. Mr. Narin began working at Ata Invest as a telecom analyst in 1996. He joined Turkcell in 2000 and worked as a senior specialist at Investor Relations division until 2004. Subsequently, he served as Turkcell’s Director of Internal Audit and Betting Business Development. Between 2009 and 2015, Mr. Narin served as Director of Investor Relations & International Media. Starting from 2015, he has served as the Director of Investor Relations & Business Development of Turkcell. Mr. Narin received a Master of Business Administration degree from Middlesex University after graduating from the Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences at Marmara University.
Temel Tokgöz – Chief Financial Officer
Born in 1972, Mr. Temel Tokgöz was appointed as the Chief Financial Officer of Global Tower on January 2, 2019. Mr. Tokgöz started his professional career in 1997 at Internal Audit Department of HSBC Bank Turkey, and held various Managerial Positions until 2008 at the same company. Between 2008-2009, he lived in London and worked at HSBC Bank Plc as a Senior Audit Manager. During 2010-2012, he worked as Internal Audit and Information Security Manager at Turkcell Global Bilgi. Between 2013-2016, managed the Internal Audit Department of Lifecell (Turkcell Group Company) based in Ukraine. During 2017-2018, he worked as Internal Audit Manager at Turkcell Group Internal Audit. He is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor and holds various CMB certifications. Graduated from Middle East Technical University with a BS in Business Administration and received an Executive MBA from University of Surrey in the UK.
Hüseyin Aslan, PhD. – Chief Strategy and Investor Relations Officer
Born in 1971, Mr. Hüseyin Aslan was appointed as the Chief Strategy and Investor Relations Officer of Global Tower on August 1, 2016. He started his professional career as the UK and Northern Ireland Representative of the Turkish Prime Ministry‘s Investment Support and Promotion Agency. He was promoted to the position of Vice President at the Agency in 2010. He planned and managed the execution of Turkey’s Investment and Promotion Strategy. He served as the Board Member of Arı Teknokent at İstanbul Technical University between 2012 and 2015. Mr. Aslan received his Bachelor’s degree in the Faculty of Economics at the University of Erciyes and holds a Master’s degree in International Studies and Diplomacy from the University of London/SOAS and a PhD in Politics from the University of Exeter. He completed the internship program at the House of Lords, while simultaneously serving as a UK-based board member of the Turkish-British Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Barış Engin – Telco Services Sales Director
Born in 1976, Mr. Barış Engin was appointed as the Telco Services Sales Director of Global Tower on September 1, 2016. He started his career at Çelebi Holding and served as an Operations Agent between 2001 and 2003. He held Sales Representative responsibility at Mustafa Nevzat Pharmaceutical between 2003 and 2006. In 2006, he joined Turkcell at the Radio Network and Site Acquisition unit. In 2008, he was appointed Radio Network and Site Acquisition Manager for the Marmara Region. He was the Radio Network and Site Acquisition South Regional Manager, and Radio Network and Site Acquisition Regional Manager between 2010 and 2013. Starting in 2013, he has worked as Global Tower Telco Services Sales Manager till 2016. Mr. Engin graduated from the Süleyman Demirel University, Faculty of Economics in 1999.