Born in 1970, Hakan zmen graduated in Industrial Engineering from the Middle East Technical University in 1993 and obtained a Masters degree in Business Administration from Yeditepe University in Istanbul in 1999. For the last four years Mr Ozmen has been Chief Executive Officer of Prysmian Turkey.
Mr Ozmen succeeds Mr Giovanni B. Scotti who will leave the Company after 12 years, the last nine of which were spent as Head of The Global Telecom Cable and Fibre Business. Mr Scotti has had a long and distinguished carrier in the industrial sector, previously working for companies including Magneti Marelli and GE Plastics in various executive international roles.
Prysmian is a worldwide major supplier of optical fibre and telecommunication cables. With 13 production facilities worldwide, Prysmian supplies a comprehensive portfolio of products including Optical Fibre, Optical Cable, FTTx System Solutions, Connectivity Hardware, Copper Cable and Premises/Data Cables. Amongst some of Prysmian’s key customers are Barthi Airtel, British Telecom, France Telecom, Qwest, Telecom Italia, Telefonica, Telstra, Verizon and Vodafone. With the current global trend towards further broadband deployment Prysmian has recently been involved with major telecom operators in a number of strategic FTTH projects around the world.