Samy Hilleli

Manager, Special Projects at SAR 17 Consulting & Investments Ltd.

Before turning to the private sector, Samy served for 25 years in the Israeli Defense Forces as a professional officer (Mechanical Engineer) in several fields, mainly automotive. He Specialized in tracked and wheeled vehicles, and related systems. Samy retired as a Colonel in the branch of logistics and technology, serving as Head of Land Systems Department of the Israeli Defense Forces.

In the private sector Samy held the positions of Head of Volvo Trucks division at Mayers Cars and Trucks Co., General Manager at Special Task Vehicles (STV) and General Manager at Global Automotive Agencies, exclusive importers of Kenworth Trucks to Israel.

Samy holds a B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering from Ben Gurion University, Israel and M.Sc. Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan, U.S.

Samy is a graduate of Command & Management, Senior Officers Course of the IDF Command College and a graduate of Business and Finance Management, Senior Course of the University of Tel Aviv