Emil Georgakiev is the Chief Executive Officer of Telekom Albania since May 2019. He enjoys more than a decade in the telecommunication sector, having held various leading position in Vivacom, the largest independent telecom operator in SEE. During his career, he has gathered extensive and specialized experience in this field, and has contributed in a series of strategic development in the company.
Mr. Georgakiev has graduated from the Technical University of Varna in Bulgaria, and has since continued the path of technology.
Borislav Borisov is the Chief Finance Director and member of the Board of Directors of Telekom Albania. He has held executive positions in the finance and telecommunications sector in the biggest companies in Bulgaria. The blend of expertise in finance and technology domains has led Mr. Borisov to successfully devise and implement new business models in the country.
Mr. Borisov holds a Master’s Degree in Finance, Accounting & Control, as well as in Executive Business Administration.
Athanasios Paraskevas is the CCO of Telekom Albania. He is specialized in commercial activities, sales and distribution and has an experience of more than 15 years in Telecommunication industry. Being actively present in Albanian market for more than 8 years, his international knowledge and experience combined together will contribute to the realization of our strategy to become the preferred and most trusted operator in Albanian market.
Mr. Paraskevas has graduated from the Technical University of Patras in Greece in Mechanical Engineering. He has a Master of Science Degree in Computer-Aided Engineering at the Staffordshire University, United Kingdom. He also holds several certifications such as Digital Imperative Certification in Cisco, Cisco Network Devices and Design Cisco Networks.
Svetoslav Nanchev is the IT Director of Telekom Albania. He is specialized in IT Infrastructure and Business Support Systems and has an experience of more than 10 years in the Telecom sector. With his knowledge from Vivacom Bulgaria in managing an infrastructure at large scale, IT Network, Data Base, IT Security, Microsoft Technologies, VMware virtualization, Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing, Mr. Nanchev is a valuable asset in the IT transformation of our company and in the implementation of the integrated systems.
Mr. Nanchev has graduated from UNIBIT University in Bulgaria in Computer Information Systems.
Iris Pekmezi is the Legal Manager and Data Privacy Officer of Telekom Albania. She is responsible for coordination of all the legal affairs of the company and implementation of Data Protection Legislation and Strategies in pursuance to the Albanian legislation. Ms. Pekmezi is an experienced lawyer with a strong professional background in the telecommunications industry. She joined Telekom Albania in 2002 and has ever since contributed to the journey of the company.
Ms. Pekmezi has received a degree from the Law School of Aristotelio University of Greece and holds a Professional Master in EU Business Law from the University of Tirana.
Ornela Bego, Corporate Affairs Manager, is responsible for the Corporate Responsibility strategy and activities, oversees all external and internal communications and media relations strategy, aligning the actions with the overall policies of the Group that Telekom Albania belongs to, and at the same time ensures a social contribution of the company to the communities it serves.
Before joining Telekom Albania in 2011, Ms. Bego worked in media and communications for over ten years. She served as a journalist in various newspapers and TV Channels, as News Editor in Chief for a national Albanian television and has managed several major PR consulting and advertising projects for national and international corporations and organizations. Ms. Bego holds a Master of Arts degree from the University of Tirana.
Ilir Duka is the Network Director of Telekom Albania. He has almost 24 years within the company and carries a long professional experience in the field of telecommunications. Mr. Duka has joined the company as Network Planning Engineer, since the company was first established in 1995. Later, he became Head of Network Planning & Optimization and starting in 2005 led the Radio and Transmission Engineering Department until 2018. At this time, he is appointed Technical & IT Director, an interim role until the sale of the company to ATI Group. During his career, he has led the technological modernization and expansion of Telekom Albania’s network.
Ilir Duka has a Bachelor Degree in Telecommunications from the Polytechnic University of Tirana and a Master Degree in Business Administration from the University of Tirana, Economic Faculty.