Teva, its Board of Directors, management and employees, mourn the passing of Eli Hurvitz.
Eli Hurvitz led Teva as CEO from 1976-2002 and as Chairman of the Board from 2002-2010. Under his leadership and with his rare ability to nourish a culture of excellence and lay a long term strategic vision, Teva became the leading company in Israel economy and the biggest generic company in the world.
Eli served in a variety of public and business positions that earned him worldwide admiration and recognition.
" Today, we mourn the loss of a true pioneer, whose vision of providing access to affordable medicine has helped improve the lives of people around the world," stated Teva President and CEO, Shlomo Yanai.
" We at Teva mourn Eli's passing and send our deepest condolences to his family at this difficult time."
We will honor his memory by remaining committed to his vision and legacy.