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Leon RecanatiPartner and Chairman Investment Committee

Leon is one of Israel’s premier business figures and is currently the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of GlenRock Israel, a private investment company with a focus on venture capital investments in startup companies engaged in life sciences and in advanced technologies. GlenRock takes an active role in the development and growth of its portfolio companies, such as Kamada, Evogene, Shellcase, Outbrain and Rainbow Medical. Leon is a founding partner of Shavit Capital Funds. Until 2003, Leon served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of IDB Holding Corporation Ltd., one of the largest and most diversified holding companies in Israel. Leon was the Chairman of Clal Industries and Investments Ltd. and Chairman of Azorim Investment Development and Construction Ltd. Until 1997, Leon was Chairman of Delek Israel Fuel Corporation and Super-Sol, in addition to holding several other positions in a variety of operating companies in Israel. Leon is actively heading numerous charitable enterprises in Israel.

Leon holds a Masters in Business Administration and a Bachelor degree in Economics, both from the Hebrew University in Israel.