Having graduated from Business Management School at Rice University (USA), Mr. Ali Koç also completed his Master’s Degree at Harvard University (USA). He entered the business world in 1990 by attending the Executive Training Program at American Express Bank and he worked as an Analyst at Morgan Stanley Investment Bank from 1992 to 1994. In 1997, he started to work as the New Business Development Coordinator in the Strategic Planning Group at Koç Holding, and he held top-level positions such as Koç Holding Information Group President, Corporate Communications and Information Group President and so forth until 2010. A Member of the Board of Directors at Koç Holding for over eight years, Ali Y. Koç has been acting as the Deputy Chair of the Board of Directors of Koç Holding since February 2016. In 2016, he became the Chair of the Board of Directors of Koç Finansal Hizmetler and Yapı Kredi Bankası. Mr. Ali Y. Koç is also the Chair of the Board of Directors at some other Koç Group companies, including Ford Otosan and Otokar. In addition to these duties, with the aim of contributing to the economic and social development of our country, he also serves as the President of Fenerbahçe Sports Club, Member of the Board of Directors at URAK (International Competition Researches Foundation) and at the Endeavor Foundation and Board Member at European Club Association (ECA). Ali Y. Koç is also a Member of the Global Advisory Board at Harvard University, Bank of America and Council on Foreign Relations; a Member of the Senior Advisory Board at Chatham House; and he represents Türkiye at the CBI – Confederation of British Industry. Mr Ali Y. Koç, who is a non-executive board member, is not an independent member pursuant to the Corporate Governance Principles of the CMB. Yıldırım Ali Koç has been serving on the Board of Directors of the Group companies for the last ten years.