Chairman of the Board, Given Imaging Inc.
Former Chairman of the Board, Israel Corporation
Former President & Chief Executive Officer of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
Israel Makov is Chairman of the board of directors of Given Imaging, a world leader in GI medical devices. Mr. Makov served as the Chairman of Netafim Ltd., a leader in the irrigation field. He is former President and Chief Executive Officer of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. Previously he served as Teva's Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President and Vice President for Business Development. Prior to joining Teva, Mr. Makov served as Chief Executive Officer of Interpharm, Axiom, Yachin Hakal and Gottex.
Mr. Makov has also served on the Board of Governors of the Technion — Israel Institute of Technology since 2006 and on the Board of Governors of the Weizmann Institute of Science since 2007. He has also serves as the President of the Friends of Schneider Children’s Medical Center of Israel and as the Chairman of the Board of the Institute for Policy and Strategy at the Interdisciplinary Center, or IDC, in Herzliya since 2008. Mr. Makov holds a B.Sc. in Agriculture and M.Sc. in Economics from the Hebrew University Jerusalem.