Amos Mar-Haim

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Amos Mar-Haim (1938) has been a member of the Bernard Van Leer Group Foundation "since 1995, following a varied career in government and industry. After graduating from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, he spent over a decade with the Israeli Ministry of Trade and Industry, rising to the position of Director General. His business career began in 1979 as Director General of AML Corp. Ltd., then of Clal Industries. He was Deputy Chairman of the Board of the Israel Corporation Ltd., one of the leading investment groups in Israel. Mr. Mar-Haim was Chairman of the Board of ZIM Israel Navigation Company Ltd., Deputy Chairman of the Board of Oil Refineries Ltd., Deputy Chairman of the Board of Israel Chemicals Ltd., member of the Boards of Dead Sea Works, Bromine Company Ltd., Rotem Ampert Negev and many other industrial companies. From 1989 to 1994, Mr. Mar-Haim served as Senior Deputy Mayor of Jerusalem and later as the Mayor of the city of Bnei-Brak. He also was the Chairman of the Israel Postal Authority and member of the Advisory Board of the Bank of Israel. Currently, he is the Deputy Chairman of Phoenix Investment and Finances Ltd. and Chairman of the Board of Migdal Underwriting and Investment Banking Ltd. He is member of the Boards of American Israeli Paper Mills Ltd., Matrix I.T. Ltd., Golf A.C. Ltd., Yessum Research and Development Company of the Hebrew University, El-rov (Israel) Ltd., Keter (Publishing) Ltd. and is Acting Chairman of the International Convention Center (ICC) in Jerusalem. He was the Chairman of the Association of the Stock Exchange Listed Corporations." [1]

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  1. Biography, Bernard Van Leer Group Foundation, accessed July 9, 2007.