Lawyer and businessman Yuval Kellner, 34, will replace Tzipi Livni as
Knesset Member for Kadima when she tenders her resignation to Knesset
Speaker Reuven Rivlin Tuesday.
Zellner served in the Paratroopers and was severely wounded in the
course of his military service. After his release from service he
served as aide to then-Minister of Interior Chaim Ramon, and was Head
of Staff for the Director of the Prime Minister´s Office in Ariel
Sharon´s government. He also was in charge of infrastructures in the
National Security Council.
Zellner headed MK Shaul Mofaz´s staff in the 2008 Kadima primaries.
He supported Mofaz in the latest primary battle as well, in which
Mofaz defeated Livni.