Leon Recanati


Born: May 10, 1948, Tel-Aviv


Present Managerial Positions:


Chairman & CEO, GlenRock Israel Ltd - Private Investment Company

Web site: www.grg.co.il


Board Member Kamada, Evogene


Chairman Yahel Foundation

Web site: www.grg.co.il/yahel_foundation




Email:    lr@grg.co.il


Previous Managerial Positions:

Chairman & CEO of IDB Holding Corporation Ltd 1997-2003

Chairman of IDB Development Corporation Ltd 1997-2003

Chairman of Clal Industries and Investments Ltd 1997-2003

Chairman of Azorim Investment Development & Construction 2000-2003

Chairman of the Board, Super-Sol Ltd 1991-1997

Chairman of the Board Clal Biotechnology 1998-2003

Chairman of the Board, "Delek"- Israel Fuel Corp. 1992-1997

Chairman of Diners Club Israel Ltd 1976-1991

Vice- Chairman of ICC- Israel Credit Cards Ltd. 1979-1991

Deputy General Manager of Israel Discount Bank Ltd 1981-1986



MBA - Hebrew University, Jerusalem, 1971

B.A. Economics - Hebrew University, Jerusalem ,1968

Herzelia High - School Tel-Aviv, 1965

Hacarmel (renamed: Gavriali)- Elementary School, Tel-Aviv, 1961


Honorary Doctorate of Technion -Israel Institute of Technology, 1999

Honorary Doctorate of Tel-Aviv University, 2001

The Israeli Industry Association Award, 2007

Honoree Beta Gamma Sigma Chapter Tel-Aviv University, 2009

Honorary Haifa citizen nomination,2011

Cavaliere the Ordine della Stella d'Italia, 2012



Military Service:

Intelligence Corps, Major (Reserves)

Membership in Public Bodies:

         Chairman of the Board- Israel National Museum of Science, Technology & Space

         Vice Chairman- Israel Cancer Association

         Chairman of Tapuah - The Israeli Society for the Advancement of the Information Age

         Co-Chairman � Recanati-Chais-Rashi Award for the Entrepreneur Teacher

         Board of Governors- Tel-Aviv University

         Board of Governors- Recanati Business School, Tel-Aviv University

         Board of Governors- Hebrew University, Jerusalem

         Board of Governors- Technion Israel Institute of Technology

         Board Member Salonika and Greece Jewry Heritage Center

         Board of Governors of the International Policy Institute for Counter-Terrorism

         IMPACT- American Scholarships Fund for IDF Soldiers

         Board of Governors of Beth Hatefutsot

         Board of Governors of The Jewish Agency For Israel

         Member � International Honor Society-Beta Gama Sigma