Yoel Feldschuh, a former chief executive of state-run El Al Israel Airlines, has been appointed CEO of Israeli supermarket chain Super-Sol.

Feldschuh replaces Ami Sagis, who announced his resignation in January, reported Dow Jones International News.

Super-Sol posted a loss of 3m shekels (US$677,000) for the first quarter, compared to a net profit of 57m shekels a year earlier.