Zion Oil and Gas Appoints Two New Israeli Board Members

Zion Oil and Gas Appoints Two New Israeli Board Members

We have appointed Dr. Amotz Agnon and Jeffrey Moskowitz to the Board of Directors, effective September 1, 2019, to fill current vacancies.

These appointments were approved by the Board of Directors and recommended to the Board by the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.

Dr. Amotz Agnon

Dr. Amotz Agnon is a Professor of Geology and Geophysics, whose research has spanned the geology and geodynamics of the boundaries of the Arabian Plate, from the Levant to the Zagross – Persian Gulf.

He has been a professor at the Institute of Earth Sciences of Hebrew University of Jerusalem, teaching in field and structural geology, geodynamics, marine geology, and geophysics.

After founding and directing the first geophysical lab at Hebrew University, Agnon initiated and co-founded the Neev Center for Geoinfomatics.

Dr. Agnon has served as Vice-President and President of the Israel Geological Society and acted as the chair of the Oceanography M.Sc. and Marine Science B.Sc. programs at the university.

He has been invited to three Ph.D. juries for the Institute de Physique du Globe (Paris, Strasbourg).

He has served on the inter-ministerial Committee for National Infrastructures and as an advisor for the Atomic Energy Commission in Israel.

He holds a B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Geology from Hebrew University and a Ph.D. in Geophysics from the University of California at Berkeley.

He has published jointly 93 journal articles in his field and has published numerous chapters in books and professional publications.

Jeffrey Moskowitz

Jeffrey Moskowitz is Vice-President of Zion and has also served as Zion’s Israel Branch managing director since May 2017.

From 2008 to May 2017, Mr. Moskowitz, an attorney with Aboudi & Brounstein and Pearl Cohen, provided legal services to Zion regarding various aspects of operations in Israel.

As an attorney, Mr. Moskowitz has extensive experience in the oil and gas exploration industry in Israel.

Mr. Moskowitz has been a certified attorney in the State of Israel since 1982 and has earned his Bachelor of Law degree from the Faculty of Law Bar Ilan University, Israel.

We are very thankful and honored to have such expertise and caliber on Zion’s Board of Directors.

We have filed a Form 8-K with the SEC regarding these changes which contains more detailed information. You may view this filing by clicking HERE.

Zion Oil & Gas, a public company traded on the Nasdaq Stock Market (ZN), explores for oil and gas onshore in Israel on their 99,000-acre Megiddo-Jezreel license area.

“The Lord Himself goes before you and will be with you; He will never leave you nor forsake you. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged.”
Deuteronomy 31:8

“Sing to the Lord, for he has done glorious things; let this be known to all the world. Shout aloud and sing for joy, people of Zion, for great is the Holy One of Israel among you.”
Isaiah 12:5-6

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