Nochi Dankner was bornon 13 November 1954 in Israel. Major shareholder and chairman of publicly traded IDB Group, Israel's largest diversified business group with assets of more than $30 billion, including interests in in insurance, biotech and finance. Dankner founded the Ganden Group, which holds the controlling interest of IDB. Has served as director and vice chairman of Bank Hapoalim, one of Israel's largest banks.
In 2017 he was convicted of Securities Fraud for a scheme to inflate his conpany's stock price in order to raise money when it was struggling financially
Nochi Dankner was sentenced to a two years in prison, as well as 800000 NIS fine by Tel Aviv District Court judge Khaled Khabub on 6 December 2016
Dankner tried to save the control of the company and hired Itay Strum, broker Adi Sheleg and some others to buy and sell IDB stock, causing inflation of prices during public offering in February 2012
In 2011, Dankner sold the Israeli agrochemicals manufacturer Makhteshim Agan to China National Agrochemical Corporation, a subsidiary of China National Chemical Corporation (ChemChina)
Nochi Dankner (Hebrew: נוחי דנקנר; born 13 November 1954) is an Israeli businessman