Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Shlomo Yanai President and Chief Executive Officer of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. He is the former President and CEO of Makhteshim-Agan Industries Ltd. He served in the Israel Defense Forces for more than 30 years in command, staff and training positions, including that of Head of the Planning Branch, Commanding General, Southern Command, Chief of Staff of the GOC Army Headquarters, and Commander of an Armored Division. For his military service in the Yom Kippur War he was awarded the Medal of Distinguished Service. He is a Member of the Board of Directors of the Institute for Policy and Strategy at the Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya. A graduate of the US National Defense College, he holds an MA in National Resources Management from George Washington University and completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard University School of Business Administration.