The dean of the department of Aerospace Engineering, Prof. Yaakov Oshman, served as a member of the search committee for the new head of the Civil Aviation Authority of Israel (CAAI). The committee, headed by the general manager of the Ministry of Transportation, included also representatives of the Civil Service Commission, the Israeli Air force, and a public representative.
Following the recommendation of the search committee, on Wednesday, 17/9/2014, the Minister of Transportation, Mr. Israel Katz, has announced the election of Mr. Joel Feldsho, a former CEO of EL AL, as the next head of CAAI. Mr. Feldsho will replace Mr. Giora Rom who served as the head of the CAAI for more than six years. (TheMarker article – in Hebrew.)