Admiral Eliezer Marom, Commander of the Israel Navy
Admiral Eliezer Marom
Vice Admiral Eliezer Marom Photo: IDF Spokesperson

Vice Admiral Eliezer Marom was born at the Sde-Eliezer village in the Upper Galilee, Israel, in 1955.  He graduated from the Naval Officers course in 1975.  His first sea duty assignment was as an Engine Officer.

During his military service, Vice Admiral Eliezer Marom held various command and staff positions including but not limited to: Detection, Navigation and Communications Officer, Commander of a Missile Boat, Commander F.M.B. (First Missile Boat) Squadron, Commander of the Advanced Naval Command Course, Head of Operational Intelligence Department, and Commander of the F.M.B. Flotilla.

  • In 1999 he was promoted to the rank of Rear Admiral and appointed Commander of the Haifa Naval Base and the North Arena. 
  • In 2001, he was appointed the Head of Naval Operations of the Israel Navy.
  • In 2003, he was appointed Chief of Staff of the Israel Navy.
  • Between 2004 and 2005, he was the representative of the IDF at the United States Joint Forces Command.
  • On August 2005, he was appointed as the Defense $ Armed Forces Attachי at the Embassy of Israel in Singapore.
  • On October 9, 2007, Vice Admiral Eliezer Marom was promoted to the rank of Vice Admiral and appointed as the Commander in Chief of the Israel Navy.

He is a graduate of the Israel Navy's Advanced Command Course, the National Defense College, the U.S. Navy Senior International Defense Management Program and the Harvard Business School, AMP.  He holds an MA in Social Sciences from Haifa University. 
Vice Admiral Eliezer Marom is married to Ora and has three children.

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