Strauss Group ha recently announced the appointment of Prof. Shuki Shemer as a member of the Board of Directors. Ofra Strauss, Chairperson of Strauss Group: “I am happy to announce that Prof. Shuki Shemer is joining the Group’s board of directors, following the appointment of Dr. Samer Haj-Yehia and Ms. Dalia Narkys, who joined us as external directors several months ago. Prof. Shemer is a pillar of the Israeli public health system.
His professional knowledge is a vital asset for a food and beverage company that influences the health and lifestyle of all its consumers.
Recruiting new directors is an opportunity for us to enrich and tailor the board’s capabilities and qualifications considering the challenges the company faces, as well as its strategic plans.
I believe that Prof. Shemer’s professional expertise and rich experience will make a real contribution to the Group and will enable us to accomplish our goal of improving consumers’ lives.”
Prof. Shuki Shemer
Prof. Shemer, who is married and the father of five, is a graduate of the Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School, an internist and an expert on medical administration, and Professor (emeritus) of Internal Medicine at the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University.
Prof. Shemer has held key positions in the Israeli healthcare system, including Surgeon General of the Israel Defense Forces, Chief Executive Officer of Maccabi Health Services, and Director General of Israel’s Ministry of Health.
For the past few years he has served as active Chairman of the Board of Assuta Medical Centers, the largest private hospital network in Israel, and as a member of management of Maccabi Health Services and its institutions.
Professor Shemer is also a highly experienced director and has served as a director and as chairman of board committees in a number of companies, including El Al Airlines, Compugen and Maccabi Health Services.
Strauss Group’s board of directors decided on Prof. Shemer’s appointment following a professional process held in the past few months under the guidance of the board’s nominating committee.