People: Alon Blue Square Israel Ltd (BSI)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

David Wiessman

59 2005 Executive Chairman of the Board

Zeev Vurembrand

62 2008 President and Chief Executive Officer

Dror Moran

45 2009 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, General Manager of You Club and IR Contact

Ittay Hazan

35 2010 Head of Strategy Division

Motti Keren

2013 Chief Executive Officer of Mega Retail Ltd.

Oren Lahat

63 2004 Head of Real Estate Development Division

Daniel Magen

2002 Head of Supply Chain Division

Zeev Stein

61 2006 Chief Executive Officer of Blue Square Real Estate Ltd

Odelia Levanon

47 2000 Head of Information Technology Division

Shai Almog

44 2008 Head of Marketing Division

Matanya Schwartz

2011 Vice President - Operations

Ilan Buchris

61 2004 Vice President of Logistics, Planning and Maintenance Division

Gershon Wissman

53 2009 Vice President of Trade

Elli Levinson-Sela

43 2006 General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Moshe Shatz

62 2003 Head of Human Resources Division

Eliezer Gayer

53 2009 Chain Manager of Mega and Mega In Town

Gershon Lewinsky

Internal Auditor

Rafi Messiah

51 2009 Chain Manager of Mega Bool and Shefa Shuk

Yitzhak Bader

67 2003 Director

Diana Bogoslavsky

54 2006 Director

Shlomo Even

57 2003 Director

Avraham Meron

73 2007 Director

David Alphandary

75 2006 External Director

Uzi Baram

73 2006 External Director

Biographies

Name Description

David Wiessman

Mr. David Weissman serves as Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors at Alon Holdings Blue Square Israel Ltd since November 15, 2005. He was previously Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors from June 2003. Mr. Wiessman is Member of the Company’s Compensation Committee. Mr. Wiessman is also the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Mega Retail from March 12, 2007 and the Chairman of the Board of Directors of BSRE from December 21, 2005. In addition, Mr. Wiessman is currently the President and Chief Executive Officer of Alon Israel Oil Company Ltd. and President and Active Joint Chairman of the Board of Directors of Dor-Alon Energy In Israel (1988) LTD., Chief Executive Officer of Bielsol Investments (1987) Ltd., Chairman of the Board of Directors of Alon Retail, Executive Chairman of Alon U.S.A. Energy, Inc., Director of Rosebud Real Estate Ltd., and holds Director and/or Officer positions in other companies affiliated with the foregoing Alon entities, both in Israel and the United States. In addition, Mr. Wiessman also serves as a Director in other companies not affiliated with Alon Israel Oil Company Ltd., or with Alon USA Inc.

Zeev Vurembrand

Mr. Zeev Vurembrand serves as Chief Executive Officer and President of Alon Holdings Blue Square Israel Ltd since March 2, 2008. From February 2001 to January 30, 2006, Mr. Vurembrand was Director at the Company. From September 2007 to February 2008, Mr. Vurembrand served as the Deputy to the Chief Executive Officer of The Phoenix Holding Ltd., and as the Chief Executive Officer of the Phoenix Investment and Finance Ltd. From 2002 to 2007, Mr. Vurembrand served as the Chief Executive Officer (and as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of various subsidiaries) of Clalit Health Services Group. Mr. Vurembrand also serves as a Director and the Chairman of the Balance Sheet Committee of Israel Discount Bank Ltd., and as a Director in U-Bank in Israel. Mr. Vurembrand holds a B.Sc. Degree in Industrial Engineering and Management from the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology.

Dror Moran

Mr. Dror Moran serves as Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and General Manager of You Club and IR Contact at Alon Holdings Blue Square Israel Ltd since June, 2009. Prior to his appointment he was Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company as from July 2006. He is a CPA and received a Bachelors degree in Business and Accounting from the College of Management Academic Studies in Tel Aviv. Mr. Moran was employed by Blue Square between 1997 and 2005 and his last position with Blue Square was Deputy Chief Financial Officer. Between April 2005 and June 2006, Mr. Moran served as Chief Financial Officer and as Deputy Chief Financial Officer of InSightec Ltd., a high-technology company.

Ittay Hazan

Mr. Ittay Hazan serves as Head of Strategy Division at Alon Holdings Blue Square Israel Ltd since March, 2010. Mr. Hazan has been employed by Blue Square since July 2008 as Business Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer. Between August 2005 and June 2008, he served as Business Controller of Microsoft Israel Ltd. Mr. Hazan also served as Senior Business Consultant, between April 2001 and July 2005, at the consulting division of Ernst & Young Israel Ltd. Mr. Hazan is a CPA and holds MBA and BB degrees in Accounting and Finance from the College of Management Academic Studies in Rishon Le'Zion.

Motti Keren

Mr. Motti Keren serves as Chief Executive Officer of Mega Retail Ltd., a subsidiary of Alon Holdings Blue Square Israel Ltd, since January 1, 2013. Mr. Keren has management experience in the food industry, both domestically and internationally. Most recently, Mr. Keren has served as the President of Unilever Central Europe, which covers six countries, where he led the business to growth with improved profitability and market share. From 2005 to 2010, Mr. Keren served as the CEO and Chairman of Unilever Israel, where he developed and executed a five-year business strategy to turn around an under-performing business, and from 2001 to 2004, he served as the Supply VP of Unilever Israel where he led a workforce of 1,000 employees across five production sites. Mr. Keren holds a BA and an MBA from Tel Aviv University.

Oren Lahat

Mr. Oren Lahat serves as Head of Real Estate Development Division at Alon Holdings Blue Square Israel Ltd since May 16, 2004. Prior to that, he served from 1992 to 2003 as Head of the Stations Development Division and member of the Managing Team of Sonol Israel Ltd. Mr. Lahat has a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology.

Daniel Magen

Mr. Daniel Magen is Head of Supply Chain Division of Alon Holdings Blue Square Israel Ltd since November 2002. From 1997 until 2002, he served as Manager of the Distribution and Logistic Center and from 1989 until 1997, he served as Manager of the Sales and Distribution Division of Unilever Israel.

Zeev Stein

Mr. Zeev Stein serves as Chief Executive Officer at Blue Square Real Estate Ltd, subsidiary of Alon Holdings Blue Square Israel Ltd since July 2006. He is also Deputy to the Chief Executive Officer of Dor Alon Energy In Israel (1988) Ltd. He serves as Director in various companies affiliated with Alon Group. Until December 2004, Mr. Stein served as Vice President of Planning and Development in Alon Israel Oil Company Ltd. Mr. Stein holds a B.Sc. Degree in Civil Engineering and a degree in Architecture and Urban Design Planning from the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology.

Odelia Levanon

Ms. Odelia Levanon served as Head of Information Technology Division at Alon Holdings Blue Square Israel Ltd from April, 2000 until 2011. From 1998 to 2000, Ms. Levanon served as Assistant Director General for system integration in Amigur. From 1996 to 1998, Ms. Levanon was a Consultant engaged in the establishment process of Data Warehouse and is an External Lecturer in Business Administration and Exact Sciences at Tel Aviv University. Between the years 1983 and 1996, Ms. Levanon served in the Israeli army. During her army service between the years 1983 and 1994, Ms. Levanon managed the establishment of systems in a heterogeneous surrounding. From 1994 to 1996, Ms. Levanon managed the computerization of the five draft centers of the Israeli Army, a project that won the Adams prize for management information systems.

Shai Almog

Mr. Shai Almog served as Head of Marketing Division at Alon Holdings Blue Square Israel Ltd from June 10, 2008 until 2011. Prior to that, Mr. Almog served as Head of Marketing and Customer Relations in Clalit Health Services Ltd. from 2003 to 2008 and as Head of Coordination Division and Chief Executive Officer Consultant from 2001 to 2003. Mr. Almog holds a B.A. Degree in Economics and Management and an MBA degree, both from the Bar Ilan University.

Matanya Schwartz

Ilan Buchris

Mr. Ilan Buchris serves as Vice President of Logistics, Planning and Maintenance Division at Alon Holdings Blue Square Israel Ltd since November 18, 2004. Between 2000 and 2004, he served as Authorities Coordinator at Derech Eretz Highways (1997) Ltd. Mr. Buchris, who is a Retired Colonel in the Israeli Navy, holds an M.A. Degree in Political Science from the Haifa University and a B.A. Degree in Settlement Geography from the Bar Ilan University.

Gershon Wissman

Mr. Gershon Wissman has been Vice President Trade at Alon Holdings Blue Square Israel Ltd since March 2009. Prior to that, he served as Head of Trade Division and as Member of Management Board, beginning in August 3, 2008. From 2002 to 2005, Mr. Wissman served as the Vice President for Trade and Marketing and a Member of Management of the ClubMarket Chain. From 1992 to 2002, Mr. Wissman served in various capacities in the Company's Trade Division, including as Manager of the Grocery Product Category and as Manager of Store Formats. Mr. Wissman holds a B.A. in Economics and Business from Haifa University.

Elli Levinson-Sela

Mr. Elli Levinson-Sela serves as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Alon Holdings Blue Square Israel Ltd since February 15, 2006. Prior to joining the Company, he had more than 13 years of experience in private legal practice of commercial, corporate and civil law. He holds an LLB degree (with honors) from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and is a Member of the Israeli Bar Association.

Moshe Shatz

Mr. Moshe Shatz serves as Head of Human Resources Division at Alon Holdings Blue Square Israel Ltd since November 17, 2003. Mr. Shatz has served as Vice President of Human Resources and Administration in the Tel-Aviv Municipality since 1999. From 1993 to 1998, he served as the Manager of personnel and administration division of UMI - Universal Motors Israel Ltd. Mr. Shatz holds a B.A. in Political Science from the Bar Ilan University.

Eliezer Gayer

Mr. Eliezer Gayer serves as Chain Manager of Mega and Mega In Town at Alon Holdings Blue Square Israel Ltd since March, 2009. Prior to this he was Manager of Mega In Town from September, 2005 until March, 2009. From November 2004 to September 2005, he served as Super Center Operation Manager in the Company and from 1999 to 2004, he served as District Manager. Mr. Gayer also performed as Regional Manager between 1995 and 1999 and as Store Manager from 1989 to 1995.

Gershon Lewinsky

Rafi Messiah

Mr. Rafi Messiah serves as Chain Manager of Mega Bool and Shefa Shuk at Alon Holdings Blue Square Israel Ltd since February, 2009. He has served as Mega Bool Manager of the Company since December 2008 (upon its launch) and as Shefa Shuk Manager of the Company since April 2008. From September 2005 to February 2009, Mr. Messiah served as Mega Manager. From November 2004 to September 2005, Mr. Messiah served as a Mega Operation Manager, from 1999 to 2004, he served as a District Manager in the Company, from 1996 to 1999, he served as a Regional Manager, and from 1991 to 1996, he served as a store manager. Mr. Messiah holds a degree in Political Science and International Relations from The Command and Staff College, Israeli Defense Force (IDF).

Yitzhak Bader

Mr. Yitzhak Bader serves as Director at Alon Holdings Blue Square Israel Ltd since June, 2003. He is currently Chief Executive Officer of Granot, a purchasing organization of the kibbutzim. He is also Chairman of the Board of Directors of Alon Israel Oil Company Ltd. and Joint Chairman of Dor-Alon Energy In Israel (1988) LTD., and a Director in the following companies: Alon Retail, Mega Retail, Dor Gas Ltd., Dor Alon Operating Service Stations Ltd., Dor Alon Gas Technologies Ltd., Alon USA Energy, Inc., Alon USA Operating, Inc., Alon USA GP, LLC, Alon USA Capital Inc., Alon Assets Inc., Alon USA Inc., BSRE, Pizza Hut Israel (2002) Limited Partnership, Pri-Gat Ltd., Rimon Counseling and Management Services Ltd., Meiram Water and Infrastructures Ltd., various entities under control of Granot, and One Technologies Software (ASD) Ltd. He also serves as Director of Tnuva.

Diana Bogoslavsky

Ms. Diana Bogoslavsky serves as Director at Alon Holdings Blue Square Israel Ltd since March, 2006. She has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Mishkei Emek Hayarden and the Regional Plants since 2005. From 1996 to 2004, she served as Manager of the Economic Department of Brit Hapikuach (the Supervision Alliance). From 2000 to 2004, she also served as a Member of the Management of Brit Hapikuach and as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Jenny Company, a subsidiary of Brit Hapikuach. From 1993 to 1996, she served as Bank Mizrahi representative in Argentina. She currently serves as a Director in the Union of the Kibbutzim Industry, in Dor-Alon Energy in Israel (1988) LTD. and in several others companies. She holds a Masters Degree in Economics and Business Administration, specializing in financing, and a B.A. in Economics and Administration from the Midreshet Rupin in the Hefer Valley in Israel.

Shlomo Even

Mr. Shlomo Even serves as Director at Alon Holdings Blue Square Israel Ltd since June, 2003. He is currently a Certified Accountant and Partner of the accounting firm of Tiroshi Even, and a Director of the following companies: Super Sol Bielsol Investments Ltd., Alon Israel Oil Company Ltd., Dor-Alon Energy In Israel (1988) LTD., Rosebud Real Estate Ltd., Alon Dor Operating Service Stations Ltd., Dor Gas Ltd., Dor Alon Gas Technologies Ltd., Alon USA Energy Inc., Alon USA Operating Inc., Alon USA GP LLC, Alon USA Capital Inc., Alon Assets Inc. and Alon USA Inc. He has a Bachelors Degree in Accounting and Economics from Bar-Ilan University.

Avraham Meron

Mr. Avraham Meron serves as Director at Alon Holdings Blue Square Israel Ltd since August 20, 2007. He is also a Member of the Company’s Audit Committee. Mr. Meron is currently an independent advisor and is an External Director at Africa Israel Properties Ltd., a director in Discount Mortgage Bank Ltd., a member of the investments committee in Clal Finance group, and a director in A.I. America Israel Investments Ltd. For a period of 13 years, until October 2005, Mr. Meron served as senior Vice President-finance of Africa Israel Investments Ltd. Mr. Meron also served as a Director of Africa Israel’s subsidiaries, including Alon Oil Company group, the controlling shareholder of Blue Square. Mr. Meron is a CPA and holds a Bachelors degree in Accounting from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

David Alphandary

Mr. David Alphandary serves as External Director at Alon Holdings Blue Square Israel Ltd since March, 2006. He is also Chairman of the Company’s Audit Committee. He currently serves as an independent consultant to the retail industry. From 1991 to 1999, Mr. Alphandary served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Shufersal Ltd. and from 1982 to 1991 as Vice President to Shufersal. From 1976 to 1982, Mr. Alphandary served as President of Carmel Carpeting Industry in Ceasaria, Israel. He currently serves as a Director of Yafora Tavori Ltd. He holds a degree in Public Administration from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

Uzi Baram

Mr. Uzi Baram serves as External Director at Alon Holdings Blue Square Israel Ltd since March, 2006. He is Member of the Company’s Audit and Compensation Committees. He served as a member of Israel’s parliament, the Knesset, from 1977 to 2001. He served as the Minister of Tourism of Israel from 1992 to 1996, and from February 1993 to August 1995 he served as the Minister of Interior Affairs of Israel. He currently serves as a Director of Master Plan, a company for strategic communication consulting, and of Bank Otsar Ha-Hayal. He holds a degree in Political Science and Sociology from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.
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