Appointments at G Willi-FoodThis article was originally published in Foodnews
ISRAELI kosher foods manufacturer, G Willi-Food International Ltd. has announced the resignation of Talma Barbash Knoller as an external director, and that the Board of Directors has nominated Ayelet Eliav as her replacement, subject to shareholder approval. Barbash Knoller resigned for personal reasons, the company said, while thanking her for her contribution to the company. Eliav, 42, has been serving as chief executive of AEL Ltd., an importer of name-brand shoes, since 2006. Eliav is a certified public accountant (Israel). She holds a LLB from the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya, Israel, and received a BA in Accounting and Business Management from the College of Management in Tel Aviv, Israel. In addition, the Company announced that the Board has appointed Gil Hochboim as temporary chief executive of the company. Hochboim, who re-places Kobi Levi, will serve as chief executive until a permanent candidate is appointed. Hochboim, 42, currently serves as vice president with responsibility for mergers and acquisitions and general operations and previously served as chief financial officer of the Company.