Israel Hi-Tech Summit Honors Outstanding Businessmen with Awards

Jerusalem----October 23......In an elaborate award ceremony held at the Hyatt Hotel in Jerusalem last night, the Israeli Forum and the Jewish Agency presented numerous awards to outstanding and creative industrialists for their contribution to Israel's Hi-Tech industry.

Speaker of the Knesset, Dr. Avraham Berg presented numerous awards for technological innovation and creativity
Photo: The Israeli Forum

Dr. Joseph Vardi, founding investor of ICQ served as the moderator for the awards presentation.

Israeli Knesset Speaker Dr. Avraham Berg presented awards to the following recipients:

  • Sir Ronald Cohen - Chairman, Apax Holdings Ltd.
  • David Colburn - Executive VP & President of Business Development , AOL Time Warner
  • Klaus W. Goethel - Vice President International Operations, Siemens A.G.
  • Dr. Dan Maydan - President - Applied Materials Inc.
  • Dow Wilson - Vice President & General Manager of GE Medical Systems Europe
  • Kobi Alexander - Chairman & CEO - Comverse Technologies
  • Eli Hurvitz - President & CEO - Teva Pharmaceutical Industries
  • Avi Naor - President & CEO - Amdocs Management Ltd