Ronni Benatoff
 

​Milano, Italy

Ronni Benatoff

• Born in 1950
• Married - two children
• Presently living between Italy and Israel
• Military service in Israel: Office of the Army Spokesman-in charge of VIPs and Foreign Ministry guests relations
• BA in Economics and International  Relations –The Hebrew University-Jerusalem
• Languages: fluent in English, French, Hebrew, Italian and Spanish

Professional experience:
Syntek Capital AG  (Germany) 
2000-present
About 200 million € pan-European Investment Company
Member of the Management Board  (Vorstand) 
Cargo Italia spa (Italy)        
2005-present
All cargo airline
Chairman
Vyyo Inc (USA)
2004-present
American public company in the telecom space
Director
Xcitel Ltd  (Israel )   
2003-present
Technological start up in the field of telecomunications
Director
Fideco spa- (Italy)     
1990-present
Food manifacturing company
For a period Chairman of the Board and afterward managed the company till 1999. Since January 1999 till December 2003 Director and since January 2004 resumed managing the Company.
Adyoron Intelligent Systems Ltd  (Israel)
2002-2004
Technological start up in the field of video security
Chairman of the Board till middle 2003 and then Director
Xtend Networks Ltd(Israel)  
2001-June 2004
Technological start up in the field of bandwidth expansion over cable
Director Cifideco Ltd (Hong Kong ) and subsidiaries in Spain and Argentina
JV with Chinese government in world wide fisheries
CEO for 10 years
Frescogel spa  ( Italy )
Shipowner company, fishing and reefer vessels
1 year assistant to the fleet manager
1 year assistant to the exec chairman
8 years managing director
Etruria srl (Italy)
Frozen food importer and distributor in Italy
7 years managing director
Involvement in non profit organizations:
Israel-Italy Chamber of Commerce
Chairman since 4 years
Keren Hayesod-United Israel Appeal
European Chairman  for 6  years, member of the Executive Committee  since 9 years and chairman of the Endowment Fund Committee and of the Marketing and Communications Committee
The Jewish Agency for Israel
Co-Chairman of the department for the Former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe for 6 years.
Member of the Executive Board for 4 years and of the Board of Governors since 9 years
Keren Hayesod Italy
Chairman of the National Board for 8 years.
Member of the National Board and of the Executive Committee since 14 years.