Telecom operator Cellcom Israel Ltd. appointed Avi Gabbay its new CEO, effective Jan. 19.
Gabbay was a member of the Israeli parliament and has served as minister of environmental protection and chairman of political party Havoda. He had worked for Bezeq Israel Telecom in various roles, including as CEO.
The appointee will replace Nir Sztern who is stepping down. Cellcom Israel Chairman Ami Erel will manage the CEO transition and oversee the company's operations during the period.