Shlomi Avnon – President, ALEH Board of Governors

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Shlomi Avnon – President, ALEH Board of Governors

Shlomi Avnon is Global Chief Development Officer of Young & Rubicam, founder and  founding Partner of Y & R Israel (formerly Shalmor Avnon Amichay), and Deputy Chairman of Y & R EMEA. He has amassed over 3 decades’ experience in advertising and marketing. Six-time recipient of Israel’s Agency of the Year award, his company is ranked the most creative agency in Israel. In addition, it is considered one of the most successful and creative agencies within the Y & R network and has won Y & R internal awards, as well. Some of his most famous clients include American Express, Ford, Mitsubishi, and Orange Communications.

Mr. Avnon studied at the London School of Economics and later graduated from Tel Aviv University Law School. He is a Major in the IDF Paratroopers Reserve Division and is heavily involved in philanthropic activities, serving on the board of ALEH, Akim, Beit Noam, FIDF, Children of Variety, Beit Kobi , and more.

In 2015, he was appointed President of ALEH Board of Governors.