Michael (Mike) Avner
Mike joined the Strauss Group (then Elite Industries) in 1994, and is Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, Corporate Secretary and Management Team member. Mike also serves as Chairman of Max Brenner International, since November 2012. Mike has a law degree from Tel Aviv University (1983), and prior to joining Strauss Group practiced law in a number of law firms in Israel and the US. Mike is actively involved in public and social causes, including as a member of the Haifa University Board of Governors, founder of the Young Ambassadors Program at the Reali High School Haifa and Chairman of the Business Forum on Prevention of Bribery and Corruption.