Board of Directors

Chair
Semahat Arsel
Deputy Chairman
Rahmi M. Koç
Member
Ömer M. Koç
Member
Ali Y. Koç
Member
İpek Kıraç
Member
Prof. Dr. Üstün Ergüder
Member
Prof. Dr. Celal Erkut
Member
Adnan Bali
Member
Temel Atay
Member
Levent Çakıroğlu

Executive Committee

Member of the Board of Directors
Koç Holding A.Ş.

Semahat Arsel
Member
Temel Atay
Member
Levent Çakıroğlu

Professional Management

President
Erdal Yıldırım
Assistant General Manager
Selçuk Bilgin

Consultants

Consultant
Nevzat Tüfekçioğlu
Consultant
Tamer Şahinbaş
Consultant
Melih Fereli
Consultant
Mesrure Tekay
Consultant
Kayhan Dörtlük

Board of Management

Rahmi M. Koç

Honorary Chairman - Member of the Board of Directors
Koç Holding A.Ş.

Date of BirthAnkara, 1930
EducationJohns Hopkins University (B.A. in Business Administration)
Robert College, Istanbul
LanguageEnglish, German

2003                  Honorary Chairman - Member of the Board of Directors
1984 - 2003       Koç Holding A.Ş. Chairman of the Board of Directors
1980 - 1984       Chairman of the Managing Committee
1975 - 1980       Vice President of the Board
1970 - 1975       Chairman of the Executive Committee
1964 - 1970       Koç Holding A.Ş. General Coordinator, İstanbul
1960 - 1964       Koç Ticaret A.Ş. Ankara
1958 - 1960       Otokoç, Ankara

Memberships to Organizations
• Former President of the International Chamber of Commerce (President from 1.1.1995 - 31.12.1996)
• Former Co-Chairman the Business Advisory Council for South East Europe (BAC SEE)
• Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Vehbi Koç Foundation
• Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Koç University
• Founder and Chairman of the Board of the Rahmi M. Koç Museum and Cultural Foundation
• Chairman of the Board of the Vehbi Koç Foundation American Hospital
• Honorary Chairman and Founding Member of TURMEPA, The Turkish Marine and Environment Protection Association
• Honorary Director of the American Hospital of Paris Foundation
• Honorary President of the Advisory Board of the Turkish Industrialists' and Businessmen's Association
• Member of the Advisory Board of the Turkish Employers Association
• Former President of the Turkish Greek Business Council (1992 – 1999)
• Member of the International Advisory Board of the Council on Foreign Relations, New York
• Member of the Allianz Aktiengesellschaft International Advisory Board
• Member of the Board of Trustees of the Eisenhower Fellowships
• Former member of the JP Morgan International Council

Honorary Titles
2001      Honorary Doctorate degree by Ovidius University of Constanza
2000      Honorary Doctorate degree by Bilkent University
1999      Honorary Doctorate degree by Ege University, Izmir
1998      Honorary Doctorate degree by Anadolu University, Eskişehir
1998      Honorary Doctorate degree by Johns Hopkins University

Awards
2001      Order of High Merit of the Italian Republic
1997      Outstanding Service Award by the President of Turkey
1982      German Government's Grosses Verdienst Kreuz

Club Memberships
Istanbul Rotary Club (President, 1976-1977)
Istanbul Ocean Racing Club
New York Yacht Club