Stella Handler Tapped as Bezeq CEO

But the appointment could be scuttled by demands for a cooling-off period for Handler, who left rival HOT only two weeks ago.

Stella Handler, who just resigned as chair of HOT, is expected to be appointed the new CEO of its competitor, Bezeq. She would replace Avi Gabay, who announced his resignation on Sunday. Handler is thought to be the candidate preferred by Shaul Elovitz, who holds the controlling interest in Bezeq. However, the appointment could be held up if Patrick Drahi, who holds the controlling interest in HOT, demands that...