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Itzchak Gat, Chairman

Brig General (Ret.) Itzchak Gat serves as Chairman of the Board of Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd from June 2013  to January  2017. Prior to this, Mr.  Gat served as Evp & General Manager of Elbit Systems EW and SIGINT – Elisra Ltd. from  2005 to 2013.Elisra, including its fully-owned subsidiaries Elbit Systems BMD and Land EW – Elisra Ltd. and Elbit Systems SAR and Data Links – Elisra Ltd., is a world leader of electronic warfare, intelligence and communications solutions, providing tri-service advanced technologies for air, ground and sea. In addition to his role at Elbit, Gat served at co-chairman of NaanDanJain Irrigation board of directors from 2008 to 2014.From 1999 to 2004, he served as CEO of Poalim Electronic Communication, a company of the Hapoalim Investments Group.In 1999, Mr. Gat completed a six year term as CEO of Rafael. While at Rafael, he introduced significant changes, covering its reorganization and incorporation as a limited government-owned company. During this time, export sales were doubled through international cooperation agreements.Brig. General (Ret.) Itzchak Gat served 27 years as a fighter pilot and a commander in the Israeli Air Force. He graduated from the Air Force Pilot Academy in 1967 as an outstanding student, and his military career included command of two combat squadrons, command of the Ramat David Air Force Base, Head of the Operational Requirement Department, and Head of the Logistics & Engineering Directorate (1990-92). Mr. Gat was born in Israel in 1947. He holds a B.Sc. in aeronautical engineering from the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology.
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Yuval Beeri, CEO

Yuval Beeri, CEO of Ricor, has 23 years of experience in various industries. This experience includes different fields such as operations, marketing, CEO and chairman positions both at Keulick & Soffa and Maytronics. Yuval holds BA in Economy from the Jerusalem Hebrew University and MBA from Derby university.  
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Simchon Horesh, CFO

CFO of Ricor for over 20 years, Horesh started as CFO of the Industrial group Ein Harod Ihud (Palbam, Ricor) in 1992, before moving to become CFO of Ricor Ein Harod Ihud in 2006. Horesh has also served as CFO and Manager of the Supply at Euro Magnesium (a subsidiary of Palbam) since its establishment in 2010. Since joining the group over two decades ago, Horesh has been a member of the Ricor management team and also serves on the Finance Committee of the Ein Harod Ihud. Horesh holds an MSc. in Economics and Management from the Haifa Technion Israel Institute.

Victor (Vicky)  Segal, VP Marketing

With over 20 years of experience in the industry, previously worked at Terraflex Reshafim Ltd. as Chief Engineer. The course of his career at Ricor included Product Engineer, Engineers Team Leader and Regional Marketing Manager. Segal holds a BSc in Mechanical Engineering and ME in Systems Engineering, both from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology.

Sara Yoffe, VP Operations

As Director of Operations, Sara Yoffe translates Ricor's corporate strategy to operational activities, with responsibility for improving methods and work processes. Yoffe joined Ricor 15 years ago and has advanced within the company from Production Manager to her current role. She previously worked at Tnuva Tel Yosef as a Manufacturing Engineer. Yoffe holds a BSc in Industrial Engineering and Management from the Technion– Israel Institute of Technology.

Dan Gover, VP Research & Development

Dan Gover previously worked as Operations Manager of Lambda solutions, Vancouver-Canada, Production Manager at Jordan Valley Semiconductors and Industrial Engineering Manager at SCD (Semi Conductor Devices). He started his career as a planner at Rafael. Gover holds a B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering from the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology.

Shlomi Baruch, VP Quality

Shlomi Baruch was appointed Ricor Quality Manager in 2010 and served as its Quality Engineer from 2007 until his current appointment. He previously worked as a Quality Engineer for Rafael. Baruch holds an MSc in Quality & Reliability from the Technion - Israel institute of Technology. He also holds a degree in Imaging Methods from the Bar Ilan University and is currently studying for a BSC in Electronics Engineering.
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Ido Shaked Malul, VP Human Resources & Budget control Supervisor

Ido Malul has been with Ricor for nearly 10 years, working in a variety of positions. In his current role as VP Human Resources & Budget control Supervisor, he is responsible for planning and implementing the company’s Human Resources strategic plan. Ido Malul oversees Ricor's HR annual planning process, organizational development, training, compensation and benefits, social activities, talent recruitment and CSR activities. He holds a Industrial Engineering and Management from Ort Braude Institute

Aliza Dagan, Senior assembly line Manager

Aliza Dagan has worked in Ricor for over 20 years. Formerly production manager and currently Ricor's senior assembly line Manager A Member of Ricor’s management team for over ten years. Graduated practical engineering at the Rupin Institute

Zvi Bar Haim, CTO

Zvi Bar Haim has worked in Ricor for over 40 years. He currently holds the position of Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Bar Haim provides guidance and advice on all of the company’s development projects. He is also deeply involved in the design and efficiency of the production lines. Previously, Bar Haim has served in a variety of key roles in Ricor’s development team and senior management.

Sergey Riabzev, Chief R&D Engineer

Sergey Riabzev is an engineering expert and experienced researcher in the field of thermodynamic machines – with over 30 years of experience in advanced mechanical engineering, including research, analysis, conceptual and detailed design. For the last 20 years, Riabzev has been involved in R&D of long-life Stirling Cycle machines and Pulse Tube refrigerators. Riabzev joined Ricor’s R&D team in 1992, becoming a Project Engineer of the K508 refrigerator - currently the company's best-selling product. In 2009 he relocated to the UK to join EADS Astrium Company as a Principal Engineer of the Space-qualified Stirling refrigerators group. In 2011 he returned to Israel to Ricor’s subsidiary – Ricor Solar, where he took the position of Chief Scientist. A year later, he rejoined Ricor as Chief R&D Engineer. Riabzev is the author of two patents and has published many research articles in engineering and scientific journals. He holds a PhD from Loughborough University in the UK on Stirling linear refrigerator dynamics.