Speakers and other contributors
Chairperson of the Board
Ofra Strauss is one of Israel’s business leaders, serving as Chairperson of the Board of Strauss Group, the country’s second-largest food and beverage company. Strauss Group is an international company with 14,000 employees in more than 20 countries worldwide. It generates US$2.23b in turnover, of which 51% came from international activities in Brazil, North America, Central and Eastern Europe, the UK and China. Strauss Group has established strategic partnerships with leading multinational companies, including PepsiCo, Frito-Lay, Danone, Haier and TPG Capital.
Ofra is dedicated to the promotion of social issues. She chairs the Israel-America Chamber of Commerce and previously chaired Maala, promoting corporate citizenship and social responsibility. She is President of Jasmine, an association of Arab and Jewish female entrepreneurs, and a member of the Governors and Executive Boards of the Jewish Agency for Israel. Ofra also founded Catalyst Israel to promote women in business.