The Hebrew University is pleased to announce the appointment of Yuval Bronstein as the new chairman of the executive committee, succeeding Harel Beit On, founder and managing partner of the Viola Foundation, who has served in this role for the past seven years.
Yuval Bronstein, 54, brings over 12 years of rich experience from various roles within the Ministry of Finance, notably as Deputy Accountant General. He holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting and economics, complemented by an MA in Business Management specialising in finance from the Hebrew University. Bronstein’s career features significant roles at the Azrieli Group, where he started as CFO and later served as CEO of Israel’s leading real estate group, renowned for its high-yielding properties from 2013 to 2017. Following his tenure at Azrieli, he took on diverse roles, including chairing Fatal Holdings, and assuming directorship and chairmanship positions in several other prominent companies.
Professor Asher Cohen, President of the Hebrew University, extends his heartfelt congratulations, “I extend my heartfelt congratulations to Yuval Bronstein on his appointment as chairman of the executive committee, emphasising his extensive expertise in management, business, and corporate development. I also take this opportunity to express my deep gratitude to Harel Beit On for his dedicated stewardship, which has significantly fortified the Hebrew University’s standing as a frontrunner in Israel and across the globe through strategic organisational initiatives and a visionary long-term approach.”
Harel Beit-On will continue to contribute his expertise as a valued member of the university’s board of trustees.
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