Phoenicia America-Israel (Flat Glass) Ltd. - President & Chairman of the Board
Oded Tyrah has been President & Chairman of the Board of Phoenicia America-Israel (Flat Glass) Ltd. since 1989. Phoenicia America-Israel (Flat Glass) Ltd. is Israel's sole producer of flat and pattern glass, as well as a wide variety of derived products including laminated safety glass, tempered glass and mirrors.
Phoenicia supplies the local demand for these items, including imports of supplementary products from Europe and the Far East. Phoenicia has pioneered glassmaking in Israel since 1934 and, since 1989, has been privately owned.
The Phoenicia plant in the Zipporit Industrial Zone of Nazareth Ilit commenced operations in January 1994.
In 1994, for his contribution to the development of Phoenicia, Mr. Tyrah received the Manufacturers’ Association of Israel Industrial Prize.
Mr. Tyrah also served as Plant Manager at the Israel Glass Works Phoenicia Ltd., Haifa (87-89); Acting Chairman of the Board of America-Israel Investment Ltd.; President of the Manufacturers’ Association of Israel and Chairmanof the Federation of Israeli Economic Organizations.
Oded Tyrah is a retired Brig. General (Res.), in the Israel Defense Forces.
Mr. Tyrah holds a B.Sc. in Industrial Management from the Technion - The Israel Institute of Technology. He is a graduate of the Israeli National Defense College.