|11 Jun 2018|
Andrew Wolfson, Trustee of Beit Halochem UK, has been appointed Chairman of the charity. The organisation raises funds for the four Beit Halochem Rehabilitation Centres in Israel that looks after 51,000 wounded Veterans and victims of terror. Previous Chairman and Founder of the UK charity, Dennis Levine has been appointed Founder and Honorary Patron.
Andrew Wolfson has been a trustee of Beit Halochem since April 2016 and will work closely with the executive team to further develop the awareness and fundraising initiatives of the charity. Neville Kahn has stepped down from his role as a trustee so that he can focus his time on his new role as Chairman of Norwood. Trustees, Susie Kahn, Nathaniel Meyohas, Daniel Naftalin and Orly Wolfson will continue to support the organisation.
Andrew Wolfson commented:
“I am delighted to have been asked to take on the role of Chair of Beit Halochem UK. I look forward to continuing this important work with my fellow trustees and Spencer Gelding, the charity’s Executive Director. I would like to thank Dennis and Neville for the work they have done for the charity.”
Beit Halochem UK was established in 2012 by Dennis Levine with fellow trustee Daniel Naftalin. Dennis saw the need to create awareness of and to raise money for the essential work carried out by the Beit Halochem Centres in Israel – an organisation very close to his heart.
Andrew is Managing Director of Pembroke VCT. The fund invests in early stage UK consumer brands. Andrew is also a director of Benesco Charity Limited, a trustee of The Charles Wolfson Charitable Trust and Chairman of The Music in Secondary Schools Trust (MiSST).