Mori Arkin

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Mori Arkin
Born1952/1953 (age 65–66)[1]
ResidenceHerzliya Pituah, Israel
NationalityIsraeli
Alma materTel Aviv University
Occupationbusinessman
Net worthUS$1.34 billion (January 2017)[1]
Spouse(s)married
Children3

Moshe "Mori" Arkin (born 1952/53) is an Israeli billionaire businessman, the founder and chairman of Arkin Holdings, a pharmaceutical company.[2]

Early life[edit]

Mori Arkin is the son of Ziama Arkin, who died in 1972, when Mori was 19.[3] Arkin has a degree in psychology and philosophy from Tel Aviv University.[4]

Career[edit]

In 1961, his father Ziama Arkin founded Agis Industries, an Israeli pharmaceutical importer.[5] Agis grew into a generic pharmaceutical manufacturer, and in 2005, Mori Arkin sold Agis to Perrigo for $390 million.[2]

Arkin is the founder and chairman of Arkin Holdings, a pharmaceutical company. He is the co-founder and chairman of the Accelmed Fund.[6]

Personal life[edit]

Arkin is married with three children, and lives in Herzliya Pituah, Israel.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Mori Arkin". Forbes. Retrieved 13 January 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Pharma Kingpin-Turned-VC Mori Arkin Joins Billionaires' Club". Forbes.com. 2012-12-18. Retrieved 2017-01-13.
  3. ^ "About". Arkin Holdings. 2014-06-20. Retrieved 2017-01-13.
  4. ^ "Our Team". Arkin Holdings. 2014-06-20. Retrieved 2017-01-13.
  5. ^ "About". Arkin Holdings. 2014-06-20. Retrieved 2017-01-13.
  6. ^ Moshe Arkin. "Moshe Arkin: Executive Profile & Biography". Bloomberg. Retrieved 2017-01-13.