CEO & President – IC Green Energy
Yom-Tov Samia, PhD, CEO & President of IC Green Energy, the renewable energy division of Israel Corporation. Dr. Samia is also the Chairman of the Board and President at Primus Green Energy NJ USA. as is the Chairmen of HelioFocus LTD Israel, and The Vice Chairmen of Petrotech in Germany. Prior to that, Dr. Samia was director and chairman of the investment committees of the three pension funds of the Harel Insurance Group. Earlier in his career, founded YAM-Deshers, a real estate consulting service, and served as President and CEO of the Baran Group, the largest planning and engineering group in Israel. Prior to joining the private sector, Dr. Samia was in the Israeli Defense Forces for 29 years, where he ended his service as a two star Major General and head of the Southern Command. Dr. Samia currently serves as a member of the board of trustees of Ben-Gurion University and at the Israel Strategic Dialogue Center at Netanya Academic College. Dr. Samia received his BA from Tel-Aviv University, MA in Political Sciences and Ph.D. in Sociology and Political Science, both from Haifa University.