Alon Group Gets a U.S. Energy Boost

After several hard years, its American operations are generating big cash and profits, but boss Dudi Weissman remains cautious.

Dudi Weissman - CEO, major shareholder and driving force behind the Alon Group - is known in the Israeli business community as a tempestuous personality. He doesn't hide his opinions or mince words when he talks about his competitors, whether they are in retail or energy, the two big industries in which he operates.