Sector News

Israel Chemicals appoints Johanan Locker as chairman

April 22, 2016
Chemical Value Chain

Israel Chemicals has appointed Johanan Locker as chairman of the board to succeed Nir Gilad. Locker will take up his appointment on September 1.

Locker, 57, has held various command positions in the Israel Air Force (IAF), among them Chief of Staff and Deputy IAF Commander, from 2008 to 2010, and Head of the IAF’s Air Division from 2005 to 2008. He holds a MA in Public Administration from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, and a BA in Economics and Business Administration (with honors) from Bar Ilan University. He served as Military Secretary to the Prime Minister of the State of Israel from 2010 to 2012.

Locker is currently CEO of Clal Heavy Industries Ltd. chairman of the board of Beit Shemesh Engines, Golf & Co. Group and Clal Sun and a member of the board of Mashav Initiating and Development, Taavura Holdings and Jafora-Tabori. He was Hadera Paper chairman from 2013 to 2015.

Israel Chemicals said, “ICL’s Board of Directors views Johanan Locker as an experienced manager with proven decision-making capabilities and the skill-set required to analyze complex situations and lead strategies in a complex organization with broad operations facing multiple and diverse challenges.”

“The Board believes that Mr. Locker will make an important and significant contribution to ICL and wishes him much success. He will benefit from the undivided and deep cooperation of ICL’s CEO, Stefan Borgas, as well as all of the company’s management in their mutual efforts to meet ICL’s strategic goals and business objectives.”

Last month Israel Chemicals chairman Nir Gilad announced he was stepping down after eight years of service to parent company Israel Corporation in which he earned an average of NIS 20 million annually.

Source: Globes

Related News

February 21, 2021

Dow’s new bio-based polyolefin elastomers secure carbon savings for Henkel’s hot melt adhesives

Chemical Value Chain

Elastomers are special polymers with high elasticity. Affinity RE is one of the first bio-based, high-performance polyolefin elastomers on the market, Dow indicates.

February 21, 2021

Austria’s largest green-hydrogen plant being constructed at OMV refinery 

Chemical Value Chain

OMV AG (Vienna, Austria) and Kommunalkredit Austria AG (Kommunalkredit) have announced a joint investment in the construction of Austria’s largest electrolysis plant in the OMV Schwechat Refinery.

February 21, 2021

Dow Inc seeks buyers for German chemical parks infrastructure: sources

Chemical Value Chain

U.S. chemicals maker Dow Inc has put German infrastructure assets up for sale in a potential 800 million euro ($966 million) deal as it seeks cash for investment elsewhere, sources close to the matter told Reuters.

Send this to a friend