Major General (Retd.) Ilan Biran
Ilan Biran has served as a director on our Board of Directors since 2013. Mr Biran serves as a director of Bezeq - The Israel Communications Company Ltd. and certain of its subsidiaries since April 2018 and has previously also served as Bezeq's chief executive officer. Mr. Biran serves as a director of Kinneret College on the Sea of Galilee (R.A). Mr. Biran has previously served as the chairman of the board of Rafael - Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. and D.B.S. Satellite Services (1998) Ltd and as an external director on the board of directors of Israel Discount Bank Ltd. Mr. Biran served in the Israel Defense Forces for 32 years, most notably as the former General Director of the Ministry of Defense, and in various staff and command positions, including commanding general, central command, head of the technology and logistics branch, and head of the operations division at the general staff. Mr. Biran has received an honorary degree from the Technion Israel Institute of Technology in 2013. Mr. Biran holds an Associate Diploma in Strategy and Political Economic Research from Georgetown University and the U.S. Marine Corps Command and Staff College. Mr. Biran also holds a B.A. in Economics and Business Administration from the Bar Ilan University.