Our Primary Goal is to create smooth knowledge transfer mechanisms, develop business know-how and strengthen community ties among our members. Join us if you are looking to establish business contacts, gain insight into the China market, expand your professional skills and expertise, expose yourself to trends out of your immediate environment or from different locations around China or simply take an advantage of our community oriented initiatives. ISCHAM SHANGHAI aims to collect bits of the vast Chinese experience of its members and keep doing that for the next generations of business and community members who will join us in Shanghai region.
Our Vision is to be the most popular and valued Israeli business association in China.
Our Mission is to support the success of our members by promoting a healthy business environment in China, strengthening Israel-China commercial ties, providing high-quality business information and resources as well as to develop and support social activities of Israelis in Shanghai. The wider our members’ segments will be the bigger the budgets collected to support the Chamber will become. These budgets can make the Israeli community in Shanghai share an ever improving business and community organization to support their needs.
ISCHAM SHANGHAI brings together the expertise and influence of large multinational corporate members with the dynamism of smaller enterprises and individuals whilst at the same time retaining an approachable manner and a friendly atmosphere of mutual support and common purpose, providing a multitude of opportunities for members and non-members to network and develop their contacts.
| Zach Lichtblau
| Avi Berger
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|Zvika Shalgo - Chairman, CEO of PTL Group|
Zvi Shalgo was previously the General Manager and Chief Representative for Frutarom Industries in China. Among his responsibilities were setting up a manufacturing and R&D centre (taking over a local company), leading the sales penetration efforts, and managing the areas of raw materials, import, and trade.
|Zach Lichtblau - Legal Secretary and Vice Chairman
| Zach Lichtblau is a principal consultant at the Shanghai office of Bonnard Lawson, an international law firm with a focus on cross-border investments. He specializes in assisting Israeli and European investors in establishing their legal structure in China and deal with various legal issues associated with doing business in China. He is also co-owner and director of Equasia, a group of companies providing company registration and corporate services in a number of jurisdictions and focusing on China-bound investment. |
Zach has been living in Shanghai and assisting investors in Shanghai and other parts of China since 2005. Prior to moving to Shanghai he obtained a masters degree in management from the University of London, bachelor degrees in Law and East Asian Studies from Tel-Aviv University and has spent two years studying Mandarin Chinese in Taiwan. Zach is fluent in Hebrew, English and Mandarin Chinese.
|Yoav Chernitz - General Activities|
Yoav Chernitz began doing business in China on 2005 as a sales director for an Israeli high-tech company in the field of mobile phones software. Currently Yoav is the General Manager of John Bryce China, the training division of Matrix group, providing High-Tech education services for corporates and R&D departments in China. Yoav is living in Shanghai with his wife and his 2 daughters who were born here since 2007.
|Avi Berger - Members Development|
Born 1939 in Bat- Galim Haifa, Ari Berger resides in Shanghai with his Shanghainese wife and 7 year old daughter "Asia". Ari’s wife is an architect and interior designer and serves as Director for China with Wilson Associates a leading globel leader in the field.
|Andrey Tsaran - Website, Forums and Social Media
Andrey has a more than 15 years of professional diversified experience he started his professional career in the machinery industry (CNC, conventional turning and milling, AutoCad designing and molding). After earning Bachelor degree with excellence from Technion, Andrey joined an elite technological unit of IDF were he ran several important projects, each one of them budgeting from $100,000 to $2,000,000. Later he joined an R&D brain research lab of the Technion, where he conducted clinical trials applying sophisticated algorithms for medical devices. For this he was granted a Master of Science degree. Andrey later lead algorithm development teams at Card Guard – Lifewatch, and Mobileye.
|Sara Song - Coordinator|
Sara has completed her IEMBA course in Malaysia, and she has acquainted herself with a range of business knowledge and skills through the course. Currently, she is start her career in PTL Group that help foreign companies to enter Chinese market by providing professional management consulting with other services support. Meanwhile, she works as coordinator of Ischam.