Board of Directors
Shaul Elovitch serves as the chairman of our board of directors since March 2000 and as chairman of Internet Gold since its inception in 1992. Mr. Elovitch is the controlling shareholder of Eurocom Communications and its affiliated companies, one of Israel’s largest private communications groups. Mr. Elovitch has served as the chairman of the board of directors and chief executive officer of Eurocom Holdings (1979) Ltd. and Eurocom Communications, the parent company of Internet Gold, since 1985. Mr. Elovitch also serves as the chairman of the board of directors of Bezeq and as a director and chairman of various companies of the Bezeq Group and the Eurocom Group. Mr. Elovitch also serves as a member of the board of directors of Space Communications Ltd., Satcom and other various companies of the Eurocom Group.
Benny Gabbay Since 2002, Mr. Gabbay (CPA) has served as the chief executive officer Of Ofek Semiconductors Ltd,a global importer and exporter of semiconductors. Prior to that and from 1996, Mr. Gabbay served has a senior manager at Iridium Data Ltd. From 1994 to 1996 Mr. Gabbay was a manager at Kost Forer Gabbay & Kasierer, a member of Ernst & Young Global. Since 2010, Mr. Gabbay is also a partner in a real estate development initiative in the United States and has served as the chairmen of the board of Novolap Medical Ltd., a company in the field of medical devices. Mr. Gabbay is a certified public accountant in Israel and holds a B.A. degree in economics and accounting from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Debbie Saperia has served as an outside Director ,whithin the meaning of the Israeli Companies Law, of B Communications since 2008 and is a member of our Audit Committee.
As a corporate lawyer specializing in mergers and acquisitions, Ms. Saperia has worked with numerous multi-national corporations on transatlantic M&A transactions. From 2000-2004, she headed the business development department of a leading Israeli pharmaceutical company, and from 2001-2004 as the General Manager of Vitamedic (1999) Ltd. In 2005, Ms. Saperia founded Yarden Nahara Ltd., and currently serves as its CEO. Ms. Saperia received an LL.B degree with Honors from the University of Manchester, England.
Moshe Rosenthal has served as a Director of B Communications since 2010 and is a member of our Audit Committee.serves as the chief executive officer of Agrolan in vessel composting, a joint venture with AGROLAN Knowledge & Input Ltd., which is an Israeli initiative for composting organic waste that Mr. Rosenthal founded in 2009. In addition, Mr. Rosenthal, an attorney, advises leading Israeli fashion brands regarding their legal affairs and business development. From 2003 to 2009, Mr. Rosenthal founded and served as the chief executive officer of WomenOnly, a leading chain of stores in Israel for women’s intimate apparel that was subsequently acquired by Eveden Ltd., a UK company and leader in the intimate apparel market. From 1996 to 2003, Mr. Rosenthal served as the chief executive officer of Rosenthal Import, Export and Marketing Ltd., which was a leading importer to Israel of women’s intimate apparel. From 1995 to 1998, Mr. Rosenthal was an attorney at Avshalom Leshem – Law Offices. Mr. Rosenthal holds an LL.B degree from Bar Ilan University
Or Elovitch serves as a director since March 2012. Mr. Elovitch has served as the chief executive officer of Eurocom Communications, our controlling shareholder, through its controlling interest in our parent company, Internet Gold, since August 2011. Prior thereto and from 2006, Mr. Elovitch served as Eurocom Communications’ Executive Vice President of Business Affairs and Investments. Mr. Elovitch also serves as the chairman of the board of directors of Space Communication Ltd. and Enlight Renewable Energy Ltd., companies publicly traded on the TASE and within the Eurocom Group. Mr. Elovitch also serves as a director in various companies within the Eurocom Group, such as Bezeq and subsidiaries of Bezeq. Mr. Elovitch holds a B.A. degree in Business Administration from The College of Management, Tel Aviv and an M.B.A. degree from Baruch College of The City University of New York.