NEW PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE OF ISRAEL PRESENTS CREDENTIALS

BIO/3471
15 January 2003

NEW PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE OF ISRAEL PRESENTS CREDENTIALS

15/01/2003
Press Release
BIO/3471


Biographical Note


NEW PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE OF ISRAEL PRESENTS CREDENTIALS


(Based on information received from the Protocol and Liaison Service.)


Dan Gillerman, the new Permanent Representative of Israel to the United Nations, presented his credentials today to Secretary-General Kofi Annan.


Prior to his current appointment, Mr. Gillerman, Israel’s 13th representative to the United Nations, served as the Chief Executive Officer of Nagum Ltd., and Agrotechnology Ltd.  Since 1985, he has served as Chairman of the Federation of Israeli Chambers of Commerce and has also served as a member of the board of the First International Bank of Israel, a director of Bank Leumi and the Central Bank of Israel, as well as numerous other boards of private and public institutions.


Mr. Gillerman has also served on the Prime Minister’s National Economic and Social Council, the President’s Committee of the Coordinating Council of Israel’s Economic Organizations, and chairman of the Israeli-British Business Council, as well as being a member of the executive board of the International Chamber of Commerce -– The World Business Organization. 


Born in Israel in 1944, Mr. Gillerman was educated at Tel Aviv University and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.  He is married with two children and two grandchildren.


* *** *

For information media. Not an official record.