Management

Giora Bardea

Giora Bardea

President and CEO of Strauss Group

Born: 1953

Education: Advanced Management Program, Harvard Business School, Harvard University (2000); B.A., Faculty of Humanities, Tel Aviv University (1984).
Previous Positions: Deputy CEO, Strauss Group (2014-2018); CEO Strauss North America (2007-2014); CEO Strauss Israel (2003-2007); CEO Elite Israel (2001-2003); GM Elite Sales & Logistics 1996-2000); GM Kfar Hamaccabia (1993-1996); HR Manager, Tadiran (1981-1991).

Public and social activity: Chairman of the Management Committee, ERAN emotional first aid service; Active for many years in the Maccabi World Union.

Shahar Florence

Shahar Florence

Chief Growth and Innovation officer

 

Born: 1965
Education: Certified Public Accountant; B.A. in Economics and Accountancy, Deans’ List in Accountancy, Tel Aviv University.
Previous Positions: EVP & CFO, Strauss Group (2008-2019);CEO Starhome (2001-2008); CFO Starhome (1999-2001); CFO Promedico (1999); CFO Lannet (1998); Controller, Lannet (1996-1997); Financial Consultant, Somekh Chaikin (1992-1995); CPA, Shahak & Co. (1991).

Ariel Chetrit

Ariel Chetrit

CFO Strauss Group

 

Born: 1971

Education: MBA in Finance and Accounting, CPA

Previous Positions: CPA in the Accounting & Reporting Division, Israel Securities Authority (97-03); Professional Department Manager, Corporate Division, Israel Securities Authority (03-05); Managing Partner, real estate brokerage firm abroad (05-07); Controller and Treasurer, Strauss Group (08-10); CFO, Strauss Israel (2010-2019).

Nurit Tal Shamir

Nurit Tal Shamir

SVP HR, Strauss Group

 

Born: 1964
Education: B.A. in Educational Psychology and Sociology, Hebrew University of Jerusalem; M.Sc. in Behavioral Science, Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology.
Previous Positions: VP Human Resources, Strauss-Elite (2004-2007); VP Human Resources, Strauss Fresh Foods (2000-2003); Human Resources Manager, Strauss Dairy (1996-1999); Human Resources Manager, Clalit Health Services (1991-1996).

Michael Avner

Michael Avner

Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, Strauss Group

 

Born: 1955
Education: LLB, Tel Aviv University Faculty of Law (1983).
Previous Positions: Associate Attorney, Goldfarb law firm (1983-1988); Associate Attorney, Brownstein Zeidman & Lore law firm, Washington D.C., USA (1989-1992); General Counsel, Scitex (1992-1994).

Companies' CEOs

Eyal Dror

Eyal Dror

CEO Strauss Israel

  Born: 1970 Education: B.A. in Communication & Management; MBA majoring in Marketing Previous Positions: Marketing Manager, Institutional Market (01-02); “‘On-the-Go” Manager (03-05); Manager, AFH Consumption Category (06-07); Private Market & Distribution Manager (08-09); VP Sales (09-13); CEO Confectionery Division (13-17).

Zion Balas

Zion Balas

CEO Strauss Coffee B.V.

Born: 1964
Education: BSc in Industrial Engineering and Management, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, graduated with honors (1991).

Previous Positions: CEO Strauss Israel (2009-2018);CEO Sales Division, Strauss Israel (2006-2009); CEO Away From Home (AFH) Consumption Category, Strauss-Elite Israel (2005-2006); CEO Sales Division, Strauss Fresh Foods (2003-2004); VP Operations Strauss (2000-2003); Logistics Manager, Strauss Dairy (1998-2000); Production Manager, Strauss Dairy (1994-1996); Concrete Plant Manager, Pioneer (1991-1993).

Ronen Zohar

Ronen Zohar

CEO Strauss Water

 

Born: 1960
Education: BSc in Food Science, Jerusalem University, Jerusalem, Israel (1986).

Previous positions: CEO, Sabra Dipping Company (2007-2014); CEO, Strauss Dairies (2006-2007); CEO, Strauss Frito-Lay Israel (2000-2005); VP Sales, Strauss Frito-Lay (1998-2000); VP Operations, Strauss Frito-Lay (1993-1998).

Tomer Harpaz

Tomer Harpaz

CEO Sabra Obela Co.

Born: 1973

Education: Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration, University of Hull London, UK (2000); LLB with honors, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK (1998). Previous Positions: CEO Strauss Coffee (2014-2018); EVP, Strategy and Business Development, Strauss Group (2010-2014); CEO, ARA Minerals (2006-2009); Co-founder and Chairman, re:bar Ltd. (2006-2010); CEO, P.O.C. Management Consulting (2003-2006).