Shabtai Shavit


Shabtai Shavit

Shabtai Shavit (Hebrew: שבתי שביט) was the Director General of the Mossad from 1989 to 1996.

Shavit first joined the Israel Defense Forces, where he served in the Sayeret Matkal and from 1958 to 1959 he was the Military Governor of the Southern Command. [http://www.jerusalemsummit.org/eng/short.php?speaker=254&summit=31 Jerusalem Summit Profile] . Retrieved March 4, 2007.] He then joined the Mossad in 1964," [http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/3067533 Targeting Terrorism] , "Newsweek", October 17, 2001. Retrieved March 4, 2007.] where he worked his way up to his appointment as Director.

After retiring from the Mossad he spent five years as CEO of Maccabi Health Services Group. Thereafter he became the chairman of the Institute for Counter-Terrorism at the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya, Israel in 2001, and also President and CEO of EMG Israel and Chairman of Athena. Shavit has also continued to work in government roles, including as Advisor to the Israeli National Security Council, Advisor to the Sub-Committee on intelligence of the Knesset, Committee on Foreign Affairs and National Security, and as a member of the N.Y.F.D. Task Force for Future Preparedness against Terrorism.

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