Chaim Edelstein – Director
Chaim started his retailing career in Washington, DC in 1971. He moved to New York in 1978, was appointed chairman and chief executive officer in 1984, and held this position until 1994. Chaim was later chairman of Hills stores, and from 2001 until now is the chairman of 7th Online.
Chaim was a director of Independence Community Bank for 15 years, until it was bought by Sovereign Bank in 2006. He was a member of the executive committee, corporate governance committee and head of its credit committee. In addition, he served on the boards of Jan Bell Marketing, Lesley Fay and Carson Pirie Scott at various times. From 2000 until 2006 Chaim was the President of Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun, and before that he served as its treasurer for 3 years. He is also a trustee of PEF – Israel a non-profit organization.