NEW YORK (Sep. 28)
The appointment of Dror Galezer as manager for the Americas was announced today by El Al Israel Airlines. Mr. Galezer succeeds Y. L.Koppel, who, for the last several years has held El Al’s top post in the United States. Mr. Koppel has been reassigned to become a special assistant to the managing director of El Al at the company’s head offices in Israel.
Mr. Galezer has spent several years in the company’s New York offices, first as representative of Israel’s Ministry of Transport and Communications and later on as El Al’s manager of finance and administration. In 1956 he was appointed to the post of deputy managing director in Israel. He was born and educated in Jerusalem and had his first contact with aviation as executive assistant to the late David Remez the first Minister of Transport of the State of Israel, and the man who was responsible for the creation of a national airline for Israel.