Galia Maor, a member of Teva's Board of Directors, has been honored with the Max Rowe Award for her outstanding leadership in the advancement of education and her efforts to make higher education in Israel accessible to all.The award was received at the 2012 Gala of the American Friends of the Open University of Israel. The event was held in New York City on Monday, December 10, 2012.
Galia Maor previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Bank Leumi le-Israel B.M. Group for 17 years, and has been one of Israel's most prominent banking and financial leaders for 25 years, as well as an active contributor to the community, particularly in support of children and education.
Mrs. Maor has been a member of the Open University of Israel's Council, the school's governing body, since 1988, during which time the university has more than tripled in scope and size. The Open University of Israel is dedicated to extending higher education to all segments of Israel’s population through open admission, rigorous standards, and distance learning, and has 45,000 students, which is more than any other college or university in Israel.