Mr. Wertheim is a leading industrialist and participated in establishing Coca-Cola Israel. He was appointed Managing Director of Coca Cola Israel in 1973, and Company President in 1980. He established a Carlsberg Brewery in Ashkelon under the auspices of Coca-Cola.
Mr. Wertheim is the principal shareholder in Hamizrahi Bank. He has served as President of the Israel-American Chamber of Commerce, the Chairman of the International Trade Commission of the Israeli Government, a member of the Board of Directors of Israel Chemicals, and has filled public posts in the government service as well as in the Israeli Manufacturers' Association.
Mr. Wertheim is known for his innovative marketing concepts, and for the introduction of commercial television. He has also entered into the areas of construction and real estate.
Mr. Wertheim holds degrees in Law and Business Management.
Over the years Mr. Wertheim has been a firm believer in the development of cross-national business and economic cooperation in Middle East, and has consistently strived to foster and encourage these ties.
Mr. Wertheim at a visit to the Hashemite Palace in Jordan
Mr. Wertheim with Mr. Lutfi Mashour, founder and editor
of the Palestinian-Israeli A-Sennara newspaper
Mr. Wertheim and Dr. Feiler at the Hashemite Palace in Jordan