EL AL Board of Directors

Board of Directors




MR. AMIKAM COHEN

On January 2009 Mr. Amikam Cohen was appointed as El Al's Chairman of the Board of Directors as of 1 February 2009. Mr. Cohen is the Chief Executive Officer ("CEO") of Hutchison Water Holdings Company, a division of the Hutchison Whampoa group.  Mr. Cohen was the founder and the first CEO of Partner Communications Ltd. until 2007.  He previously served as the CEO of the Elite and Strauss groups, and at several top management positions at Tadiran.
Mr. Cohen received his Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering & Management from Ben-Gurion University.

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MRS. TAMAR MOZES BOROVITZ

Tamar Mozes Borovitz has been appointed Vice Chairman of the Board of EL AL Israel Airlines and as a member of the board of Inter Alia of Knafaim Holdings Ltd in January 2005. She also serves as Chairman of Dori Media Group and is a board member of Mapal Communications Ltd and Tamar Mozes Investments.
Mrs. Borovitz holds a bachelor's degree in political science and sociology from Bar-Ilan University.

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MR. YEHUDA (YUDI) LEVY

Yehuda Levy has been appointed member of the Board in January 2008. He also serves as Chairman of Knafaim Holdings Ltd, EL AL's parent company and as a board member of Dori Media Group Ltd, A.L. Aviation Assets Ltd and Adanim Wood Industries Ltd. Levy is the Managing Partner of Goldfarb, Levy, Eran, Meiri, Tzafrir & Co - the second largest law firm in Israel. Mr. Yehuda Levy holds an LL.B from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and is a member of the Israel Bar and the New York State Bar Association.

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PROF. JOSHUA SHEMER

Prof. Joshua Shemer has been assigned member of the board in November 2008. He is also a board member of Assuta hospitals since 2005. Until 2007 Prof. Shemer was Director-General of Maccabi Healthcare Services. Prof. Shemer acquired his PHD. From Tel-Aviv university faculty of Medicine.

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MR. YAIR RABINOWITCH

Yair Rabinowitch has been appointed member of the board in February 2007. He also serves as Chairman of Modus Selective Investment Management & Advice Ltd and Medigus - a medical device company.Mr. Yair Rabinowitch has a CPA degree from the Hebrew University.

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MR. PINCHAS GINSBURG 

Pinchas Ginsburg has been appointed member of the board in June 2009.
He also serves as CEO of Hillel Tours Ltd, a travel agency that represents foreign carriers in Israel. a board member of West East LTD, a company that represents foreign carriers in Israel. Privilege Tourism LTD, a tourist company.Maditred Jerusalem Ltd, a travel agency. Airtour Ltd, Air and Land packages distributor. Mr. Ginsburg holds a
graduate degree in Economics & Accounting, Tel Aviv University, Israel.
 
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MR. SHLOMO HANAEL 

Shlomo Hanael has been appointed member of the board in June 2009.
He also serves as CEO of Knafaim Holdings LTD, EL AL's parent company and as a board member of Global Knafaim Leasing LTD, Tal Limousine and QAS (Alternating with Swissport), Kanfei Tahzuka.
Mr. Hanael holds an MBA from Tel Aviv University, Israel and B.Sc.degree in Aeronautical Engineering from the Technion, Haifa, Israel.
 
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MRS. SHOPIA KIMERLING

Sophie Kimerling was appointed member of the El Al board on January 2011. Mrs. Kimerling is also a board member of Knafaim Holdings Ltd, and Sun Dor International Airlines.
Mrs. Kimerling worked for National Semiconductor (Israel) for over 25 years, as the purchasing dept. manager.
Mrs. Kimerling holds a Business degree from the Derby (Israel) University.

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MRS. RUTH PORTNOY

Ruth Portnoy was appointed as a member of  El Al board on December 2013. Mrs. Portnoy is also the Founder and the CEO of TMF- Tailor Made Finance.
Mrs. Portnoy worked at Standard and Poor's Maalot for over 10 years, as a Vice President.
Mrs. Portnoy holds a bachelor's degree in Economics and MBA in Financing from The Hebrew  University.


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