Jewish 100, 2014: Israel ‘Izzy’ Tapoohi – Business
Israel ‘Izzy’ Tapoohi
President of Development Corporation for Israel/Israel Bonds
In his role as president and chief executive officer of Development Corporation for Israel/Israel Bonds, Israel “Izzy” Tapoohi has dramatically boosted the organization’s sales, a crucial vehicle for the Jewish state’s fiscal security. Prior to 2012, his first full year with Israel Bonds, annual US sales had remained in the $600 million range for several years. In his first year, sales topped $800 million, followed by two consecutive years of domestic sales surpassing $1 billion. He also has smartly implemented cutting-edge technologies to reach younger investors.