February 23/Yavne, Israel/PRNewswire -- G. Willi-Food International announced that Talma Barbash Knoller has tendered her resignation as an external director effective immediately, and that the board of directors has nominated Ayelet Eliav as her replacement, subject to shareholder approval.

Ayelet Eliav has been serving as chief executive officer of AEL Ltd., an importer of name-brand shoes, since 2006. Between 2002 and 2006, Eliav was the manager and chief financial officer of Globus International Packages and Transporting Ltd., which manufactures packaging materials and provides transportation services. Between 1999 and 2002, she was the chief financial officer of Opticana, which sells optical products. During 1998, she was manager and chief financial officer of Future International Transporting Ltd., which provides international transportation services, and between 1993 to 1998 she was a senio,r tax inspector in the Income Tax Department in the Ministry of Finance. Eliav is a certified public accountant (Israel). She holds a LLB from the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya, Israel, and she received her BA in Accounting and Business Management from the College of Management in Tel Aviv, Israel.

In addition, the company announced that the board appointed Gil Hochboim as temporary chief executive officer of the company effective immediately. Hochboim, who replaces Kobi Levi, will serve as CEO until a permanent CEO candidate is appointed. Hochboim currently serves as Vice President with responsibility for mergers and acquisitions and general operations and previously served as chief financial officer of the company.

From the February 27, 2012, Prepared Foods' Daily News.