Executive Management

Shlomo Shalev¬†joined our Board of Directors in December 2014 and was appointed Chief Executive Officer in May, 2020. Most recently served as Chairman of the Board of Micronet, a TASE listed company. In addition to serving as a board member on a number of NASDAQ and TASE listed companies, such as OphirOptronics, Arel Communications and PowerDsine, Mr. Shalev was the Senior Vice President of Investments for Ampal. He has also worked on a number of transactions in mergers and acquisitions and initial public offerings. With an educational background in economics, Mr. Shalev was Israel’s Consul for Economic Affairs and the Economic Advisor to the Director General, Ministry of Industry and Trade.Mr. Shalev holds an MBA from the University of San Francisco and a B.A. degree in Economics from the University of Ben Gurion, Beer Sheva, Israel.
Itay Weinstein was appointed our Chief Financial Officer in July, 2017. Mr. Itay Weinstein is a Partner at Shimony C.P.A. and has been employed there since 1999. Mr. Weinstein served as the Controller of Can-Fite BioPharma Ltd. since 2003 and as the Chief Financial Officer of Ophthalix Inc. from November 2011 through November 2017. Prior to joining Shimony C.P.A, Mr. Weinstein served as an auditor at Oren Horowitz. Mr. Weinstein holds a B.A. in economics and accounting from the Tel Aviv University, Israel, and has been a licensed CPA since 1999. Mr. Weinstein is also a board member of Uno Management and Consulting Ltd.
josh_s Joshua Levine was appointed Chief Executive Officer of XTL in October 2013 and served as CEO until April 2020. Currently Josh is managing our hCDR1 peptide asset. From January 2011 until September 2013 Josh served as the Chief Executive Officer of Proteologics (TASE: PRTL). From September 2008 until September 2010, he was Chairman of the Board of Proteologics Ltd. Concurrently, he was Senior Director at Teva Innovative Ventures responsible for, among other things, business development as well as alliance management for the unit. He has also held several executive positions within venture capital funds and boutique investment banks. Previously, he was a corporate attorney at a large New York City law firm. Mr. Levine holds a JD degree from Columbia University Law School and a BA degree in Chemistry from Yeshiva University.