Derya Matras, who has undertaken many activities from the opening of Facebook stations in Turkey to The Stand Out activities with Facebook focusing on SMEs, will now carry out Facebook’s activities in the region covering the Middle East, Africa and Turkey.
Derya Matras will be responsible for the activities of the company’s apps such as Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger in the region. In the same way, Matras will work to increase the company’s economic and social impact in the region. In the meantime, it is worth noting that Matras will continue his role as country director in Turkey.
Nicola Mendelsohn, Vice President of Facebook Europe, Middle East and Africa Region, said in a statement about this new change of position:
Expressing his excitement about his new role on Facebook, Matras said:
Economist and Capital’s “Turkey’s 50 Most Powerful Women CEOs” ranking in 2019, matras in the top 10, Fortune Turkey’s “Under 40” list is a reminder. Matras also serves as the California President of the Turkish American Business Council (TAIK) and a member of the executive board of the TOBB Young Entrepreneurs Board.