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  12/27/2010, Tevet 20, 5771

Dr. Giora Yaron to Head Board of Tel Aviv University


The governing council of Tel Aviv University approved the appointment of Dr. Giora Yaron as its chairman Monday evening. Yaron is considered one of the founding fathers of Israel's hi-tech industry, and serves as chairman of the board of Itamar Medical and Qwint, which he founded. He also serves on the boards of Amdocs, the Refael arms development authority, the Defense Ministry and the Hebrew University's Yissum research and development company.

University President Joseph Klafter said the appointment will expand new horizons for the school, noting Dr. Yaron's status as well as academic, entrepreneurial and business experience.