Mr. Ömer Koç received his B.A. degree from Columbia University(USA) in 1985. He worked at Kofisa Trading for one year in Switzerland. In 1989, he earned his MBA degree from Columbia Business School. After working at Ramerica Intl. Inc., he joined the Koç Group in 1990. He held top-tier positions such as Financing Coordinator, Vice President and President of the Energy Group at Koç Holding. He became a Member of the Board of Directors of Koç Holding in 2004, and he undertook the duty of Vice President of the Board of Directors in May 2008. He has been the Chair of the Board of Directors of Koç Holding since February 2016. Ömer M. Koç also works as the Vice President of the High Advisory Council of Turkish Industry and Business Association, Chair of the Board of Trustees at the Turkish Education Foundation, Chair of the Board of Directors of Geyre Foundation, Chair of the Board of Directors of Yapı Kredi Kültür Sanat Yayıncılık, Chair of the Board of Trustees at İstanbul Kültür Sanat Foundation, Chair of the Board of Directors of Tüpraş, Chair of the Board of Directors of Tofaş, and Member of the Board of Directors at some other companies held by the Koç Group. Mehmet Ömer Koç, who is a non-executive board member is not an independent member pursuant to the Corporate Governance Principles of the CMB. Mehmet Ömer Koç, has been serving in the boards of directors of the Group companies for the last ten years.