Israel-Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia Desk

The Israel-Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia Desk was established in order to promote business and commercial relationship between the countries.

The Desk is managed by Mr. Mepi Frankel and actively engages the community in a variety of events, often times in collaboration with the embassies and other related organizations.

Mepi Frankel, Chairman

Mepi Frankel is the Director at PTL Group-China and has been the Group’s representative in Israel since 2004. PTL Group-China provides effective management and operational support solutions to international companies in the Chinese market.

Mepi has over 30 years of experience in senior management positions in Israel and abroad. His international experience covers a wide range of businesses that include fields such as mining, energy, chemical production, R&D, information management, communications, and banking.
 He served as a senior manager at Bank Mizrahi group and as a CEO of several companies, including InfoServe providing telecommunication services, Karaganda Power in Kazakhstan, Kazphosphate Group in Kazakhstan, RASys – Refined Atomization Systems, ITTI – Information, and Image Management.

Mepi has also served as a member of investment committees for various financial bodies and as a director in public companies traded on the Tel Aviv and New York stock exchanges.
 Until recently, Mepi was the chairman of the “Trade and International Business Development Companies” division of The Israel Export and International Cooperation Institute (IEICI), and is currently also a management member.

In recent years, Omri has worked as an entrepreneur, establishing and managing an “Israel-India” Consortium of high tech companies working in India. He also founded Meeting Angels – a official market place for business meetings and Amassare – a company that offers Big Data driven solution that also makes technology and a variety of tools for the IP market.

Omri is the head of the Israel-Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and the CEO of YaoTrade; he is also active in bringing up agriculture and infrastructure projects in Vietnam.