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Temel Kotil

Temel Kotil

General Director and Deputy Chairman of the Board of Turkish Aerospace Industries, Inc. (Turkey)

Born in 1959, Mr. Kotil graduated from Aeronautical Engineering Department at Istanbul Technical University (ITU) in 1983. He received his Ph.D. degree from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, in 1991. After founding and managing the Aviation and Advanced Composite Laboratories of ITU, he also served as chair and associate dean of Faculty of Aeronautics and Astronautics Engineering.

He served as the Head of Research Planning and Coordination Department at the Metropolitan Municipality of Istanbul.

Going to US for a second time in 2001, he served as guest professor in the University of Illinois, followed by a position of Research Engineer in Advanced Innovative Technologies Inc, in Troy, New York, between 2002 and 2003.

Dr. Kotil started his career with Turkish Airlines in 2003, as the Deputy General Manager in Turkish Technic, Inc. He became the CEO of Turkish Airlines in 2005 and in 2015 he became the Deputy Chairman of the Board in addition to his responsibilities as CEO. In 2006, he was elected as a member of the IATA Board of Directors. In 2010, he was appointed as a Board member of the Association of European Airlines and as a Vice President between 2012-2013 and as the Chairman in 2014. In the same year he became DEIK (Foreign Economic Relations Board) Turkey-US Business Council Executive Board Member. He is currently General Director and Deputy Chairman of the Board of Turkish Aerospace Industries, Inc.

Mr. Kotil, married with 4 children, has authored many articles and publications in the aeronautical science journals, and papers in seminars and conferences.

General Director and Deputy Chairman of the Board of Turkish Aerospace Industries, Inc. (Turkey)

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