Mashkevitch to Resign as Euro-Asian Jewish Congress Head

from The Jerusalem Post:

Mashkevitch to resign as WJC Euro-Asian branch head

A source close to Israeli- Kazakh billionaire Alexander Mashkevitch said he will resign from the presidency of the Euro-Asian Jewish Congress in September, and elections will be held to fill the position.

“Mashkevitch made the decision because of the responsibility he has undertaken to build a new television station – and after helming the Euro-Asian Jewish Congress, which has 25 affiliates, for 10 years,” the source said. “On the one hand he wants to focus on other businesses, on the other, to nurture the next generation of Jewish leaders.”

… The leading candidate to replace Mashkevitch at the helm of the Jewish organization is Ukrainian businessman Alexander Bronstein, currently a vice president of the World Jewish Congress.

The ability of the Euro-Asian Jewish Congress to maintain its current level of activity will depend on his successor’s ability and willingness to invest in it the way Mashkevitch …  has done.