Ali Yıldırım Koç

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Ali Y. Koç
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Born (1967-04-02) April 2, 1967 (age 50)
Istanbul, Turkey
Residence Istanbul, Turkey
Nationality Turkish
Citizenship Turkish
Alma mater Rice University, Harvard University
Occupation Businessman (Member of the Board Koç Holding)
Spouse(s) Nevbahar Demirağ
Children Two
Parent(s) Rahmi Koç

Ali Yıldırım Koç (Turkish pronunciation: [ali kot͡ʃ], born 2 April 1967) is a Turkish businessman. He is a third-generation member of Turkey's wealthiest Koç family and the youngest son of Rahmi Koç.


After finishing high school at Harrow School (1980–85), London, he received his B.A. in Managerial Studies from Rice University (1985–89), Houston, Texas, followed by his Master's degree from Harvard University (1995–97).

In 1990-1991, he attended the management trainee program of American Express Bank. From 1992 to 1994, he was an analyst at Morgan Stanley. In 1997, he joined Koç Holding, and held various senior positions within the company. From 2006 to 2010, he was the president of corporate communication and information of the family group.[1][2]

He was former board member of Süper Lig football club giant Fenerbahçe Spor Kulübü. He served his fourth two-year term since Aziz Yıldırım board coming to power. He was as "Vice-President" of the club. Ali Koç is a Rotarian and a member of the Istanbul Open Sea Yacht Club and New York Yacht Club. Ali Koç currently serves on the Board of Directors of Endeavor Turkey, an international non-profit development organization that finds and supports high-impact entrepreneurs in emerging markets.

Private life[edit]

Ali Yıldırım Koç recently married Nevbahar Demirağ.


  1. ^ "Ali Koç" (in Turkish). 2013-08-29. Retrieved 2013-08-29. 
  2. ^ "Executive profile". Retrieved 2016-04-13. 

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