Foley Hoag Partner Gil Arie Named to New England-Israel Business Council Board of Directors

May 3, 2012

Foley Hoag LLP partner Gil Arie has been appointed to the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee of the New England-Israel Business Council, an organization that promotes economic development in Israel and New England.

Gil is a corporate and business partner at Foley Hoag, where he focuses on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, and emerging businesses. He has significant international experience, assisting early-stage and mature foreign companies operating in the United States to structure, form and conduct business operations, as well as assisting U.S. companies to do the same abroad. He is admitted to practice law in Massachusetts, New York and Israel.

More than 600 New England companies do business with Israel, according to the NEIBC. Massachusetts alone is home to more than 100 companies with Israeli connections, generating nearly $2.4 billion in direct revenue for the state.

About the New England-Israel Business Council
The mission of the NEIBC is to increase economic development in Israel and New England by fostering cooperation, investment opportunities and business relationships and by leading a vibrant Israeli-minded business community in New England. NEIBC provides a varied and diverse program of activities and events and facilitates connections between the Israeli and New England business communities and offers advice on doing business in these two regions.

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