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G Willi-Food International Ltd (WILC.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Yoseph Williger

2017 Co-Chairman of the Board

Zwi Williger

61 2017 Co-Chairman of the Board

Tim Cranko

58 2017 Chief Executive Officer

Amir Kaplan

38 2017 Chief Financial Officer

Yitschak Barabi

33 2017 Controller, Deputy Chief Financial Officer

Pavel Buber

36 2017 Secretary

Oleksandr Avdyeyev

37 2015 Director

Victor Bar

2017 Director

Emil Budilovsky

47 2015 Director

Oleksander Granovski

2014 Director

Ayelet Eliav

43 2012 External Director

Haim Gertal

76 2010 Independent Director

Boaz Nissimov

50 2012 External Director

Biographies

Name Description

Yoseph Williger

Zwi Williger

Mr. Zwi Williger is Co-Chairman of the Board of the Company. He was Chairman of the Board of G. Willi-Food International Ltd., since January 1997, and from inception of the Company to January 1997 as a director and Manager of Marketing Development of the Company. Mr. Williger served as Chief Operating Officer from January 1997 until September 2011. Mr. Williger has also served as a director of the Company’s subsidiaries: W.F.D. since November 1996, and Gold Frost since April 2001 until October 2011. In addition, Mr. Williger has served as a director of Willi-Food since December 1992 and as a director of Titanic since April 1990. Mr. Williger attended Fresno University in California.

Tim Cranko

Mr. Tim Cranko is no longer Chief Executive Officer at G. Willi-Food International Ltd. effective as of December 31, 2017. Mr. Cranko served since February 2013 as the Manager of the Food Division of Galam Ltd., an Israeli company which specializes in the manufacture and sale of a variety of food ingredients including fructose, glucose and starch. Prior to that, from 2009 until February 2013, Mr. Cranko served as CEO of Pharm-Up-Novolog, an Israeli distributor of pharmaceutical products. From 2005 until 2009, Mr. Cranko served as the General Manager of Novartis (OTC) Israel, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Novartis AG, specializing in the importing, marketing and sale of OTC pharmaceuticals in Israel. Mr. Cranko holds a BA (International Relations) from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and an MSM (Masters of Science, Management) from Boston University.

Amir Kaplan

Mr. Amir Kaplan is Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Kaplan served since July 2011 as the CFO of RSL Electronics Ltd., an Israeli public company whose shares are traded on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange. Mr. Kaplan holds a BA (Accounting & Economic) from Haifa University and MBA (Business Administration) from Tel-Aviv University.

Yitschak Barabi

Pavel Buber

Oleksandr Avdyeyev

Mr. Oleksandr Avdyeyev has been appointed Director at G. Willi-Food International Ltd. effective July 28, 2015. His work experience includes the following roles: Director at B.G.I. Investments (1961) Ltd from July 16, 2015, Deputy Director at Lawrus Law firm (from 2010), Director at Maxtgroup LLC (from 2014) and Director at BSD Crown Ltd. He holds a Masters degree in Law from Odessa State University.

Victor Bar

Mr. Victor Bar has been appointed as Director of the Company, effective as of June 20, 2017. Mr. Bar is a C.P.A. (Isr), with many years of experience as CFO in public and private companies in Israel. Mr. Bar holds a BA in economics and accounting from Bar Ilan University.

Emil Budilovsky

Mr. Emil Budilovsky is Director of the Company. He was Chief Executive Officer, Director of G. Willi-Food International Ltd. Emil Budilovsky, who has served as a member of the Board since May 2014, has more than 20 years of business and management experience and was most recently VP of Business Development of BSD Crown LTD., the Company's majority shareholder. From 2012 to 2013, Mr. Budilovsky served as the CEO of Arricano Real Estate Plc, a leading developer and operator of shopping centers in Ukraine which he led to listing on the AIM Market in London. During his tenure, he helped the company obtain financing from local and international institutions and led strategic development and lease transactions with large international retailers. Prior to that, from 2010 to 2012, Mr. Budilovsky served as the CFO of Mirland Development Corporation Plc, a real estate developer in the Russian Federation traded on the AIM Market in London and a subsidiary of the Fishman Group, and from 2009 to 2010 he served as CFO of Adama Ukraine Ltd., a real estate developer in Ukraine. Before that, Mr. Budilovsky served as CFO and Chief Credit Officer for two U.S.-based real estate investment and finance companies. Mr. Budilovsky earned bachelor degrees in accounting and economics from Tel Aviv University, an M.B.A from Tel Aviv University, and an L.L.B. from the College of Management. He is also a member of the New York State Bar.

Oleksander Granovski

Mr. Oleksander Granovski is Director of the Company. Mr. Granovski is a shareholder at Vertex United Ltd., a Ukrainian company which provides services in the hospitality management sector and is involved in Vertex United's strategy and development. He earned a Masters degree in Law from the Economics and Law Faculty at the Odessa State University of I.I Mechnikov, Ukraine, and a Masters degree in Management from the State Academy of Management under the President of Ukraine.

Ayelet Eliav

Mrs. Ayelet Eliav is External Director of G. Willi-Food International Ltd., since May 17, 2012. Mrs. Eliav has been serving as Chief Executive Officer of AEL Ltd., an importer of name-brand shoes, since 2006. Between 2002 and 2006, Mrs. Eliav was the Manager and Chief Financial Officer of Globus International Packages and Transporting Ltd., which manufactures packaging materials and provides transportation services. Between 1999 and 2002, she was the Chief Financial Officer of Opticana, which sells optical products. During 1998, she was Manager and Chief Financial Officer of Future International Transporting Ltd., which provide international transportation services, and between 1993 to 1998 she was a senior tax inspector in the Income Tax Department in the Ministry of Finance. Mrs. Eliav is a certified public accountant (Israel). She holds a LLB from the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya, Israel, and she received her BA in Accounting and Business Management from the College of Management in Tel Aviv, Israel.

Haim Gertal

Mr. Haim Gertal is Independent Director of G. Willi-Food International Ltd. Mr. Gertal is a member of the Audit Committee of the Company. From 1979 to 1999, Mr. Gertal was the general manager of Hanetz Import & Export Ltd., a subsidiary of Shufersal Ltd., the biggest supermarket chain in Israel and at the same time served as head of Food importers committee at the Israeli chamber of commerce. From 1954 to 1979 he served in the IDF, inter alia as commander of a logistics center, after being trained in logistics system management, and retired as a colonel). Mr. Gertal received his degree in Economy, Political Science and Sociology (B.A.) from Bar-Ilan University, Israel.

Boaz Nissimov

Mr. Boaz Nissimov is External Director of G. Willi-Food International Ltd., since August 30, 2012. Mr. Nissimov has been serving since 2006 as Director of Global Operations and Outsourcing Group Manager of Ness Technologies, a provider of Defense, HLS and Telecom solutions and systems. Between 1999 and 2006, Mr. Nissimov was a SAP Group Manager in IBM Israel. Between 1990 and 1999, he was the Operations Manager at Coca-Cola Israel. Mr. Nissimov holds a MBA with specialization in finance from Bar Ilan University, Israel and BA in industrial engineer with specialization in information systems from Tel Aviv University, Israel.