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Executive Biography of Ido Nehushtan

Ido Nehushtan

Ido Nehushtan
President, Boeing Israel
President, Boeing International

Ido Nehushtan is president of Boeing Israel. In this capacity he is responsible for coordinating all companywide activities as well as developing and implementing company's strategies in Israel.

Nehushtan is also serving as the Chairman of the Advisory Committee of the Wexner Foundation in Israel, the Chairman of the Israel – Australia Chamber of Commerce, a member of the Executive Board of the Weizmann Institute for Science and a member of the board of The National Library of Israel.

Before joining Boeing, Nehushtan was active in the private sector. Among others, he served as a senior strategic consultant for technological companies such as Dell – EMC, Elbit Systems and IAI. Nehushtan served also as the Chairman of Cannasure Therapeutics Ltd, a company active in medical cannabis.

Military career highlights:

MG (ret.) Nehushtan served as the 16th commander of the Israeli Air force (IAF), a position he held between the years 2008 – 2012. During his tenure, General Nehushtan significantly augmented Israel's Ballistic Missile Defense capabilities and oversaw the successful launch of the "Iron Dome", an active defense system for intercepting rockets and missiles in the air.

Nehushtan also expanded the IAF’s fighter aircraft capacity, signing the MOU for procuring the first IAF squadron of the advanced 5th generation F-35I fighter jets. In addition, Nehushtan enhanced the IAF’s operational capabilities in various areas and led the force through extensive operational activity. Among others, he commanded the IAF during operation "Cast Lead" in Gaza strip in 2009.

Education:

Nehushtan holds a Bachelor of Science degree cum laude in mathematics and computer science from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and a Master of Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management and the Recanati School of Business Administration at Tel Aviv University. He is also a graduate of Harvard University's Advanced Management Program (AMP).

Nehushtan is married to Orna, they have 3 children.