Mr. Avi Fischer serves as Deputy Chairman of IDB Group and Co-CEO of Clal Industries and Investments.
As of June 2003 Mr. Fischer leads the High-Tech and Bio-Tech sectors of IDB Group and leads the business efforts of the group in China.
Mr. Fischer is a co-founder of the Ganden Group, which is the controlling shareholder of IDB group.
Prior to his deep involvement in the IDB Group, Mr. Fischer was a managing partner of Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co., one of Israel’s leading law firms.
Currently, Mr. Fischer leverages his broad international connections, both in financial markets and institutions and in the High-Tech arena, to provide the High-Tech and Bio-Tech sectors of IDB leadership and guidance. Mr. Fischer serves on the boards of numerous Israeli and International companies, including:
Ganden Holdings Ltd. – Deputy Chairman
Clal Biotech Ltd. (TASE: CBI) – Chairman
Fundtech Ltd. (NASDAQ & TASE: FNDT) – Chairman
Infinity Israel-China Fund – Co Chairman
IDB Development Corp. Ltd. (TASE: IDBD)
Discount Investments Corp. Ltd. (TASE: DIC)
Hadera Paper Ltd. (TASE & AMEX: AIPM)
Elron Ltd. (TASE & NASDAQ: ELRN)
Koor Industries Ltd. (TASE: KOR)
Makhteshim Agan Industries Ltd. (TASE: MAIN)
Mr. Fischer serves as the Co-Chairman of "Matan – Your Way to Give" - one of Israel’s largest Philanthropists organizations, and as the President of the Public Committee of "Adopt a Battalion", the leading project of the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces which combines business companies and combat units of the army, providing for the wellbeing of the soldiers.
Mr. Fischer holds an LLB. From the Tel Aviv University and was a faculty member at Tel-Aviv University Law School in the eighties.
Mr. Fischer is a Lieutenant Colonel (Res.) in the armored corps of I.D.F.