Technology >> CEO Interviews >> February 2, 2009

David Avner – Partner Communications Company Ltd. (ptnr)

DAVID AVNER was appointed CEO of Partner Communications Company Ltd. in January 2007. Mr. Avner was appointed as Partner's Deputy CEO on April 2005 and as of January 1, 2006, served also as the company's COO. In the two years prior to joining Partner, he served as Senior Vice President of Operations and a member of the executive management at Amdocs Limited. Previously he served at Amdocs as Group President Europe and LatAm and member of management. Prior to that, Mr. Avner served at Strauss Dairy Ltd. for 17 years, the last four as General Manager of the Dairy Division. Mr. Avner was also the Plant Manager of Strauss Ice Creams Ltd. and Manager of Information Systems at Strauss Dairy Ltd. He also served as active Director of Yotvata Dairies Subsidiary from 1998. Mr. Avner holds a BA in Mathematics/Computer Sciences and Philosophy from Haifa University in Israel and an MBA degree from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology. Profile
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picture of the things you are doing at the present time.

Mr. Avner: Partner is a leading cellular company in the