Tel Aviv, Israel: Alumni Reception with Vice Dean Amir Ziv
Monday, June 3, 2013
7:00pm – 9:00pm EST
Noble Energy
12 Sderot Abba Eban, Herzliyya, Israel
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Alumni Club of Israel

Alumni Reception with Dean Amir Ziv
Presented by the Columbia Business School Alumni Club of Israel
Monday, June 3rd from 19:00 to 21:30
Noble Energy Mediterranean, Ackerstein Towers Building D, Floor 4, 12 Abba Eben Boulevard, Herzlia Pituach

NIS 40 - CBS and CU alumni and CBS admitted students - Early Bird registration until May 27th.  
NIS 60 - Guests, and late registration
Registration limited to 40 spots.

We are pleased to invite you to a special evening we have planned on June 3rd when we will welcome Vice Dean Amir Ziv for the latest from CBS and alumni David McDonald '88, Joint Venture Manager, Noble Energy Mediterranean, Ltd. on “Tamar - a major investment in an a-typical environment", on Monday, June 3rd, 2013 at 7 pm in Herzliya.  

This is the Columbia Business School’s Seventh Annual Worldwide Alumni Club Event. More than 75 alumni clubs across the globe will plan activities to celebrate the School’s vibrant international network. We are holding this event jointly with the Columbia Alumni Club of Israel

19:00-19:45 Networking and refreshments
19:45-20:45 Presentation and Q&A
20:45-21:30 Networking

For questions or comments, please contact Ron Plotkin '86 at

To register, please click here.  Only a confirmed RSVP is valid for admission.  No walk-ins please.

We’d like to thank our sponsor Noble Energy Inc. for their generous support of this event and alumni.

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Ed Frank '84
Ron Plotkin '86
CBS Alumni Club of Israel

David McDonald:

David McDonald is Manager, Joint Ventures at Noble Energy, an American oil and gas company that has recently brought into production the Tamar major natural gas discovery offshore Israel, which will fuel most of Israel's electricity for years to come. Noble have another major discovery, the Leviathan, which it plans to develop once Israel implements its export policy. Mr McDonald has Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Geology from Vanderbilt University and the University of Tennessee. He received his MBA from Columbia Business School. He has worked in the oil and gas industry for almost 20 years, in Business Development starting new projects or helping commercialize discoveries in countries from A to V, if not Z, including Algeria, Angola, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Morocco, Norway, Oman, Somalia, and Venezuela to name a few. He has also done extensive field work in diamond and gold exploration.

Where & When

Noble Energy, 12 Sderot Abba Eban, Herzliyya, Israel

Monday, June 3, 2013, 7:00pm – 9:00pm

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