Having graduated from Business Management school in Rice University (USA), he also completed his Master’s Degree at Harvard University (USA). Between 1990 and 1991, he attended the Executive Training Program at American Express Bank and he was employed as an Analyst at Morgan Stanley Investment Bank from 1992 to 1994. He held top level positions at Koç Holding between 1997 and 2006, including New Business Development Coordinatorship and Information Group Presidency. He worked as the Head of Koç Holding, Corporate Communication and Information Group between 2006 and 2010. Since February 2016, he has been Koç Holding's Vice Chair of the Board of Directors, where he has been a member since January 2008.
Mr. Ali Y. Koç is also the Chair of the Board of Directors at many companies of the Koç Group. In addition to these, to contribute to the economic and social development of our country, he serves as the Chair at the National Competition Research Association, Member of the Board at the Endeavor Association, Member of the Board at the Foreign Economic Relations Board (DEİK) and Vice Chair of the Member of the Board at Turkish Industry and Business Association (TÜSİAD). Moreover, he is a member of the Advisory Board at Harvard University, Bank of America and CFR. 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. Being one of the controlling shareholders in Koç Group, Ali Y. Koç, has been serving in the boards of directors of the Group companies for the last ten years.