About Us    Management

Yehuda Ben Haim, Chairman of the Board

Chairman of the Board, Yehuda Ben Haim has around 40 years' experience in the field. After completing his studies in Industrial Engineering and Management, at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Ben Haim served in a variety of management, director level and chairperson roles in companies in Israel, Europe and USA. Ben Haim is currently chairman of Plazit Industries, and chairs the Board of Industrial, Private and Public corporations, including Plastopil, Tadmor and Maadanei Yehiam.

Nissim Alfasi, CEO

Nissim Alfasi, CEO of Ricor, has distinguished management track-record in the defense industry. In his previous position at Elop he was VP Director of Thermal Imaging Systems. Alfasi holds a BA in Engineering Science from the Technion– Israel Institute of Technology and an MBA from Heriot-Watt 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.
 

Omri Dagan, VP Marketing & Business Development

Omri Dagan has over 20 years' experience in the Electro-Optics industry. Through the course of his career Dagan has served in numerous positions in defense technology companies including Azimuth Technologies, El-OP, and Elbit Systems. Dagan served as VP and Head of the Optronic Divisions at I.T.L Optronics. He holds a BSc in Mechanical Engineering and Business studies from Tel Aviv University. Omri joined Ricor as VP Sales & Marketing in January 2013.

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.

Dalit Darom Nur, VP Human Resources & Administration

Darom Nur has been with Ricor for nearly 20 years, working in a variety of positions. In her current role as VP Human Resources & Administration, she is responsible for planning and implementing the company’s Human Resources strategic plan. Darom Nur oversees Ricor's HR annual planning process, organizational development, training, compensation and benefits, social activities, talent recruitment and CSR activities. She holds a BA degree in Psychology and MBA degree in Business Administration.

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.