Benny Shabtai (Hebrew: בני שבתאי‎‎) is an Israeli American businessman, investor, and philanthropist. He was the president and founder of Raymond Weil USA until 2009 when he sold his company. During those years, he helped develop the Swiss luxury watchmaker into a recognized global brand. In 2014, he and other members of the Shabtai family earned some $500 million from the sale of Viber, an Israeli instant messaging, voice and video calling app in which they owned a controlling stake.

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  • Benny Shabtai (Hebrew: בני שבתאי‎‎) is an Israeli American businessman, investor, and philanthropist. He was the president and founder of Raymond Weil USA until 2009 when he sold his company. During those years, he helped develop the Swiss luxury watchmaker into a recognized global brand. In 2014, he and other members of the Shabtai family earned some $500 million from the sale of Viber, an Israeli instant messaging, voice and video calling app in which they owned a controlling stake. In philanthropy, he regularly chaired the national gala dinners of the American charity, Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF), and is credited with bringing in hundreds of millions of dollars of donations for the cause under his leadership. Shabtai, the global Jewish leadership society based at Yale University, is eponymously named after him due to his support. (en)
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  • Benny Shabtai (Hebrew: בני שבתאי‎‎) is an Israeli American businessman, investor, and philanthropist. He was the president and founder of Raymond Weil USA until 2009 when he sold his company. During those years, he helped develop the Swiss luxury watchmaker into a recognized global brand. In 2014, he and other members of the Shabtai family earned some $500 million from the sale of Viber, an Israeli instant messaging, voice and video calling app in which they owned a controlling stake. (en)
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