Rahmi Koç - Social Life

Social Life

During the meeting of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) on November 7, 1994, Rahmi Koç was elected as the Chairman of the ICC for the term 1995-1996.

Rahmi Koç is a Rotarian and a member of the Istanbul Open Sea Yacht Club and New York Yachting Club.

Visit to Henry Ford Museum in Michigan inspired him to create the Rahmi M Koç Museum in Istanbul, which is dedicated to the history of transport, industry and communications exhibiting trains, submarines and autos.

The company and the Koç Foundation are known for their commitment to philanthropy, especially in the area of education.

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