President & CEO, Strauss GroupGadi Lesin has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Strauss Group since 2009. He joined the Group in 1993 as a sales promoter, and over the next two decades held a number of positions, including Regional Sales and Distribution Manager, National Distribution Manager, CEO of the Sales and Distribution Division in Strauss Israel, CEO of Strauss Dairies and CEO of Strauss Israel. Additionally, following Strauss Group’s entry into the dips and spreads business in the US, Mr. Lesin was appointed CEO of the Group’s dips and spreads company in North America. In his current position, Mr. Lesin is responsible for all of Strauss Group’s operations, including the Group’s companies in Israel and in over twenty countries worldwide. In addition to his position in Strauss, Mr. Lesin served as Chair of the Industrialists Council in the Manufacturers Association of Israel, and previously spent four years as Chair of the Food Industries Association in MAI. Mr. Lesin is a member of the Prime Minister’s Round Table forum, which comprises representatives of the government, business sector and third sector for inter-sector dialogue to advance public goals. He is also a director and member of management of the SBL nonprofit organization, which provides dental care for disadvantaged children. Mr. Lesin holds an MBA from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, a BA in Business Administration from the College of Management – Academic Studies, and is a graduate of Harvard Business School’s CEO program.