TAV Airports, a member of Groupe ADP, announced Kürşad Kocak as its COO, on June 23,2020. Kürşad Koçak who has been working as Havaş Ground Handling Co. General Manager, has been appointed as TAV Airports Holding Chief Operating Officer (COO), as of July 1st. He will be responsible for developing aviation operations of the 15 airports in TAV’s portfolio.
Kürşad Koçak – COO, TAV Airports Holding, Graduated from Ankara University in 1990, Kürşad Koçak began his career in the sector in 1996. After he joined the Havaş family in 1997, Koçak worked in executive positions at Istanbul, Dalaman, Trabzon and Antalya airports. Besides working as the General Manager of Cyprus Airport Services (CAS), Koçak was assigned as Deputy General Manager of Havaş in 2009. Koçak held the position of General Manager of Havaş since 2015, Koçak was then appointed as the Chief Operations Officer (COO) of TAV Airports Holding as from July 1st, 2020. Moreover, Koçak maintains an active role at the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB), the Turkish Civil Aviation Assembly and the Turkish Private Aviation Enterprises Association (TOSHID).