TAV Airports, a member of Groupe ADP, announced Kursad 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 Havaş family in 1997, Koçak had worked at 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. Having assigned as the General Manager of Havaş since 2015, Koçak has been appointed to work as the Chief Operations Officer (COO) of TAV Airports Holding as from July 1st, 2020. Moreover, Koçak maintains an active role at Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB) Turkish Civil Aviation Assembly and Turkish Private Aviation Enterprises Association (TOSHID).