LONDON, Sept. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Makor Group (“Makor”), an international Financial services corporation, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Daniel Nevo as the new Vice President of Makor’s Investment banking Middle East Operations, based in Tel Aviv. Mr. Nevo will be joining Makor to focus on the Group’s continued global expansion, focusing on the development of its Technology & Investment Banking Division.
“With the recent opening of diplomatic and commercial channels between Israel and the UAE, we at Makor are excited to seize the new growth opportunities within the region,” said Makor Group founder Michael Halimi. “To that end, I am very pleased to be welcoming Daniel [Nevo] to the Makor family. His extensive political and diplomatic experience within the region will undoubtedly prove itself to be a fantastic asset for the team.”
Nevo joins Makor bringing with him decades of diplomatic and foreign affairs experience. As former Ambassador of Israel in Jordan (2009 – 2015), he has been credited with developing the relationship between the two neighboring countries.
Nevo began his career in 1985. Having completed his military service in Israel and graduated from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem with a Bachelor in Jewish History and Geography, he joined the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In 1986, he became Adviser to the Israeli diplomatic mission to the United Nations. In 1988, Nevo joined the Israeli Consulate in Sydney, Australia. Through this period, he also boasts experience as a Coordinator for the Refugee Working Group (1993 – 1995) and Coordinator for Multilateral Peace Talks, a post he took up from 1996. In 2000, Nevo moves to Amman, Jordan, to join the Israeli Embassy, where he works in a variety of posts including Charge D’Affaires (2005 – 2006) and Director of Multilateral Peace Talks for Coordination and Water Issues (2007 – 2009), culminating in his appointment as Ambassador.
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