Eli Hurvitz

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Eli Hurvitz died in 2011.

Hurvitz held many other positions outside of Teva Pharmaceutical , "serving as chairman of the Israel Export Institute from 1974-78, as president of the Manufacturers Association from 1981-86, as chairman of Bank Leumi from 1986-87 and as chairman of the Israel Democracy Institute from 2002-08, among others. He was awarded the Israel Prize in 2002 for his contribution to the country. He was awarded Go4Europe’s inaugural prize for lifetime achievement at their conference in Tel Aviv three weeks ago, in what turned out to be his last public appearance before his death...

"Teva CEO Shlomo Yanai said of Hurvitz: “Today, we mourn the loss of a true pioneer, whose vision of providing access to affordable medicine has helped improve the lives of people around the world.”" [1]


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  1. jpost.com Eli Hurvitz, who turned Teva into global giant, dies at 79, organizational web page, accessed October 8, 2018.