WHO WE ARE
The Israel-Greece Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit organization whose mission is to reinforce and promote the unique economic and commercial relations existing between Israel and Greece in various spheres: trade (imports, exports), investments, research and development.
The Chamber renewed its activities in 2017 in order to raise awareness among business people, companies, entrepreneurs, and economic and cultural organizations about the importance of maintaining economic ties and business cooperation between Israel and Greece.
The Chamber focuses on trade and business-related issues that can arise when working with government and commercial institutions and organizations. It also circulates and promotes business opportunities, projects, trade shows and seminars, in addition to organizing professional conferences and meetings dealing with Israel-Greece relations.
In the course of its regular activities, the Chamber enjoys close cooperation with the Greek Embassy in Israel, the Israeli Embassy in Greece, the Greece-Israel Chamber of Commerce, the Federation of Israeli Chambers of Commerce, local authorities, academic centers, government offices, the Israel Association of Advanced Technology Industries, and other organizations.
The heads of the Chamber make a significant professional and economic contribution to its activities, as do the Israel Export Institute, the Manufacturers’ Association and the Federation of Israeli Chambers of Commerce, which are important partners that greatly facilitate the Chamber’s endeavors.
Manage your business trip. We will organize your business trip to Israel or to Greece by setting B2B meetings including accompany your representative to all meetings.
We can also assist in planning of accommodation, transportation and any other special requests.
Mr. Cobi Bitton is the founder & CEO of INTEGRITAS PEOPLE & BUSINESS (IPB). Mr. Bitton has widespread experience in business development in Israel and in international markets, including both the private and public sectors. For the last 23 years, he has been engaged in business development consulting and in leading innovation processes at organizations and private companies around the world and in the past 5 years, extensively in Greece.
Mr. Bitton is closely familiar with the business and social cultures in Greece and has established a broad network of entrepreneurs, business people and opinion leaders. Mr. Bitton is a mentor, a social entrepreneur with considerable experience in the Israeli startup ecosystem, and serves on the boards of Intervyo, SkySaver and KisLev, which are Israeli innovative companies.
Mr. Sabby Mionis is a respected philanthropist and international businessman who immigrated to Israel from Switzerland in 2006 after building an internationally recognized asset management company and selling it to a global private bank.
Born and raised in Athens, Mr. Mionis has a deep understanding of Greece and maintains strong ties with the Greek business community. He is well known in Greece not only for his business accomplishments, but also for his efforts to promote the interests of the State of Israel and combat anti-Semitism and for his generosity to the local Jewish community.
He is the co-founder of the Israel Center for Better Childhood, a member of the ADL Israel Board, a member of the World Executive of the United Israel Appeal, the co-chair of the Task Force on Anti-Semitism, and a member of the Board of Governors of the Jewish Agency and Beit Hatfutsot – the Museum of the Jewish People.
Mr. Tomer Isack, the Board-Secretary and Legal Advisor of the Israel-Greece Chamber of Commerce, holds LLB in Law, BA in Economics and LLM in Law from the University of Haifa.
In the framework of his Master degree in Law, he was awarded from the ‘Center for Law and Technology’ and ‘Aladdin’ for his research in behavioral economics.
Mr. Isack joined the Israel Bar Association in 2006 and since 2007 has served as a lawyer in military courts.
He did his internship at the criminal department of the District Attorney’s Office and began his career as a lawyer and economist at Ernst & Young (Israel) in the Tax and Governmental Incentives Department.
At present, he is an entrepreneur and a legal and economic adviser to international organizations.
Spokesman, Public Relations
Itsik Kamilian specializes in strategic media consulting for Israeli and International brands, and also serves as a consultant to embassies, government offices and technology companies.
Over the years, Mr. Kamilian has filled senior positions at leading companies, focusing on both the management and marketing aspects of the business. He closely accompanied business development processes and was responsible for integrating and implementing important marketing initiatives. He is also the full-time volunteer CEO of the Ambassadors Club in Israel, which is a public benefit company whose vision is to strengthen the diplomatic community’s ties with Israel.
The members of the Chamber listed in the following list are appointed as members of the Executive Committee.
Dana R. Shavit
Treasurer: Roee Kit
Audit Committee: Shimon Van Damme
Honorary Chairman: Eprhaim Fortis
With many years of experience, business expertise and a broad network of commercial, financial and cultural ties in many areas, the Advisory Committee of the Israel-Greece Chamber of Commerce supports its business development. The role of the five committee members is to assist the Chamber’s management and leadership in making decisions, while examining possible disputes and conflicts of interest and promoting the Chamber’s activities in ways that help advance the affairs of its members.
The Israel-Greece Chamber of Commerce is a voluntary organization that brings together business people, companies and academic organizations that are committed to promoting bilateral trade and economic relations between Israel and Greece.