Israel Ports Company Selects Dov Frohlinger as Chief Operating Officer

The Board of Directors of the Israel Ports Company, at its last meeting, unanimously selected Dov Frohlinger to serve as the company's Chief Operating Officer.

Frohlinger has been acting Chief Operating Officer since March 2006, having previously served as its Director of Planning and International Relations.  In those positions, he led the company's initiative to develop a fifty-year Strategic Master Plan for the development of Israel's seaports.  Following approval of the master plan by the government, Frohlinger has spearheaded efforts to move the development plans forward. 

Frohlinger has been employed by the company and its predecessor, the Israel Ports Company, for seventeen years.  He has been responsible for the planning of a number of infrastructure and technology initiatives, including the original procurement of IC-3 trainsets for Israel Railways, the functional planning  for Ashdod's Eitan Port and Haifa's Carmel Port, new technology-based port gates, advanced terminal operating systems for the management of Israel's container terminals, and more.

Prior to joining the company, he served as Assistant Vice President for the New York City Transit Authority which is responsible for development, management and operations of New York's subway and bus system.

Frohlinger holds a BA in Chemistry and Economics from Yeshiva University in New York, as well as an MBA in management and Post-MBA in systems analysis from  Baruch College of the City Univeristy of  New York.

 Orna Gobernik. Spokesman: 0505-515344