New Era at Koç Information and Defence Technologies

Date: Issue 105 - April 2021

Technology and Engineering Management Group Manager Mehmet Hakan ÖKTEM is appointed as the company's Defense Technologies Managing Director. With this appointment, Mehmet Hakan ÖKTEM assumed all management processes of KoçSavunma as of March 1, 2021. ÖKTEM took over the task from Yaşar Hakan BAŞARAN who was the Managing Director of Defense Technologies since 2007. BAŞARAN will continue to work as a Consultant to the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Koç Information and Defense Technologies as of March 1, 2021.

Mehmet Hakan ÖKTEM started to work at Koç Information and Defense Technologies in 2009. He completed his undergraduate and postgraduate education in Electrical and Electronics Engineering at Hacettepe University. He started his career as a System Integration and Test Engineer in Roketsan in 1999 and later worked at the American aerospace company Boeing between 2003-2008. ÖKTEM returned to Turkey in 2008 and worked as Group Leader in Havelsan between 2008-2009. Since 2009, ÖKTEM has worked as Project Manager, System Engineering Senior Specialist, Sonar Systems Unit Manager, and Technology and Engineering Group Manager at KoçSavunma, respectively.