Hugo Bieber new chief at UK Israel Business

Hugo Bieber

Hugo Bieber

A 29-year-old marketing expert has been named as the new chief executive of the leading organisation promoting trade links between Britain and Israel.

Hugo Bieber will take over at UK Israel Business on June 1. He said: “I am excited and feel honoured that the board of directors has given me the chance to continue to grow the organisation, creating opportunities for businesses in the UK and Israel.”

It's a chance to create opportunities for businesses in the UK and Israel

— Hugo Bieber

Mr Bieber, who was in charge of marketing for a US investment bank in London, is the current chair of the Young Norwood Business, Finance and Entrepreneurs fundraising committee.

He takes over at UK Israel Business from Daniel Seal, who will stand down at the end of June after a month-long handover to become the chief executive of AcreWhite, a company advising businesses on emerging markets.

Mr Seal said: “I am confident that Hugo Bieber will continue to grow the organisation.”

Last updated: 6:45pm, May 23 2013