Michael Bibring, David Kyte and Gary Phillips have been appointed directors at Maccabi GB.
A former player at Wingate and in the MSFL, Bibring brought home gold and silver in cycling and the triathlon from the 18th Maccabiah Games. He is strategically involved in the MWB Group Plc hotel operations, and is also a Partner in the Alternative Hotel Group, owners of the De Vere and Village Hotel brands.
Kyte been involved with the Maccabi for over 30 years. He was recently announced as the Head of the MGB Organising Committees for both the European Maccabi Games to be held in Vienna In July 2011 and the 19th Maccabiah Games in Israel in 2013. A founder member of London Maccabi Lions and a founding trustee of London Maccabi Recreational Trust at Rowley Lane, he is also a trustee of the Maccabi Foundation and of Maccabi World Union. He helped the Over 45 Masters win gold at the Maccabiah.
Phillips, a solicitor for over 25 years, has continued the family tradition of helping and shaping Anglo Jewry. A Trustee of UJIA, Maccabi GB’s principal sponsors, he has also served on the Maccabi Foundation Board for a number of years..
Maccabi GB Chairman Stuart Greenberg said: “The appointment of these three new directors will strengthen the organisation and with their different attributes the future of Maccabi GB, and therefore our community, looks to be in great hands.”
“2009 has been extremely positive for Maccabi GB as over 20,000 members of the community will have been engaged in our programmes and events. We also have a busy calendar of events planned for 2010 that includes the Community Sports Awards, 4th Community Fun Run and JCC Maccabi Games.