Jacob Perry has been a director in the company from 2002 and was appointed to serve as the Deputy Chairman of the board in September 2006. From 1995 to December 2002, Mr. Perry was President and CEO of Cellcom Israel Ltd., Israel's largest cellular phone operator. Mr. Perry served 29 years with the Israeli General Security Service, and served as its Chief from 1988 until 1995.
Mr. Perry has also served as an adviser to the Israeli Prime Minister on the subject of prisoners of war and missing persons. He was a board member of El-Al Israel Airlines and a member of the executive personal of many public organizations. Mr. Perry is also a Chairman of the Board of Directors of various companies, including Mizrahi Bank B.M., Lipman Electronic Engineering Ltd. and Aeronautics Defense Systems Ltd. Mr. Perry also acts as an advisor to Cellguide Ltd. Mr. Perry holds an A.M.P. from Harvard Business School and a B.A. in Oriental Studies and History of the Jewish People from Tel-Aviv University.