Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
Ms. Bilgen Aldan is the CEO of ALBtelecom, the largest broadband company and leader in the integration of mobile and fix services in Albania. Ms. Aldan joined ALBtelecom in February 2021, after experience in industries such as telecommunication, banking, and digital media in Turkey.
Digitalization is the most defining dimension of Ms. Aldan’s career. During her tenure, she has led and implemented successful strategies, including particularly novelties and avant-garde digital products on the market. Despite her young age Ms. Aldan has gathered a quite rich management career, including positions of CEO and Board Member for a number of companies. Ms. Aldan is a distinguished new entrepreneur in Turkey, and has gathered several awards, among which Fortune Turkey Top 50 Business Woman (2020), Fast Company Digital Leaders (2020), and Turcomoney Top 40 Business Women Under 40 (2020).
Ms. Bilgen leaded Mynet, the market leader for the digital media business in Turkey, as the CEO from 2017 up to the beginning of 2021. She contributed as Direct Banking Vice President for “Akbank”, one of the leading banks in Turkey from 2010 to 2014. She also has a distinguished experience in telecommunication with Turkcell, leading telecommunication company in Turkey.
She graduated from Boğaziçi University, Istanbul on Industrial Engineering. She also holds an Executive MBA from Sabanci University, Istanbul.
Ms. Aldan appointment is historic for ALBtelecom, as she is the first woman in this position. Ms. Aldan is an enthusiastic of innovative business approaches, start-ups, and young entrepreneurs.