Adnan Kandiyoti Member of the Board of Governors

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Adnan Kandiyoti, originally from Istanbul, Turkey and now residing in Belgium, is the founder and owner of a textile trading company which is considered one of the most important commodity trading companies in Europe. In 1991, Mr. Kandiyoti became Chair of the Keren Hayesod Brussels campaign, and in 1994, he became President of Keren Hayesod Belgium, a position he held until 1999. He modernized Keren Hayesod's fundraising system and in 2004, was presented with the Yakir Keren Hayesod Award. He has been a member of The Jewish Agency's Board of Governors since 2008.