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Board of Directors

The Board of Directors oversees the Management Team and the general affairs of Amot.The Board supervises subjects including company strategy and financial performance, business risks, structure and administration of internal risk management and control systems, financial reporting procedures and compliance with relevant laws and regulations.


The composition of the Board reflects a strong commitment to the independence of Amot. Of the nine board members, only three are related to Alony Hetz Properties & Investments Ltd, a 56% shareholder of the Company.
The Board of Directors oversees the Management Team and the general affairs of Amot.The Board supervises subjects including company strategy and financial performance, business risks, structure and administration of internal risk management and control systems, financial reporting procedures and compliance with relevant laws and regulations.


The composition of the Board reflects a strong commitment to the independence of Amot. Of the nine board members, only three are related to Alony Hetz Properties & Investments Ltd, a 56% shareholder of the Company.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

As active representatives of our stockholders, our board of directors help to ensure the company’s success by establishing business strategies as well as steering supervision for the benefit of all our shareholders.
  • NATAN HETZCHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD

  • AVIRAM WERTHEIMDIRECTOR

  • MOTI BARZILAYDIRECTOR

  • GAD PENINIEXTERNAL DIRECTOR

  • NIRA DROREXTERNAL DIRECTOR

  • YAEL ANDORN KARNIDIRECTOR

  • YAROM ARIAVEXTERNAL DIRECTOR

  • DORIT KADOSHDIRECTOR

  • KEREN TERNERDIRECTOR

  • NATAN HETZCHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD

    Mr. Hetz has been serving as chairman of the Board since August 2005.As one of the founders of Alony Hetz Properties and Investments Ltd, Mr. Hetz has been serving as a member of Alony Hetz Board of Directors and the company's CEO since its inception in November 1989.Mr. Hetz further serves as a member of the Board of Directors at CARR Properties Corp.; First Capital Reality Inc. and PSP Swiss Property AG, and as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Energix Renewable Energies Ltd.Mr. Hetz in a certified public accountant (CPA). He holds a bachelor’s degree (B.A.) in Economics and Business Administration from Bar-Ilan University and a bachelor's degree in Accounting from Tel Aviv University.

  • AVIRAM WERTHEIMDIRECTOR

    Mr. Wertheim has been serving as a member of the Company’s Board of Directors since August 2005, and as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Alony Hetz Properties and Investments Ltd.Since November 1996. Mr. Wertheim further serves as a member of the Board of Carr Properties Corp.; PSP Swiss Property AG and Energix Renewable Energies Ltd. Previously, among his other occupations, he served as Chairman of the Board of Mizrahi Tefahot Bank and as partner in the leading accounting firm Almagor & Co.
    Mr. Wertheim is a certified public accountant (CPA) and holds a bachelor’s degree (B.A.) in Business Administration and Accounting from the College of Management - Academic Studies.
  • MOTI BARZILAYDIRECTOR

    Mr. Barzilay has been serving as a member of the Company’s Board of Directors since August 2005. Mr. Barzilay serves as Chief Business Development Officer of Alony Hetz Properties and Investments Ltd. and is a member of the Board of Directors at Carr Properties Corp. and companies jointly owned by Alony Hetz Properties and Investments Ltd. and Oxford Properties in Boston.Mr. Barzilay further serves on the Steering Committee of Brockton Capital in London.Previously he was a partner at the leading accounting firm Deloitte and Head of Corporate Finance at Deloitte Israel. Mr. Barzilay holds a bachelor’s degree (B.A.) in Economics and Accounting, a master’s degree (MBA) in Business Administration (Financing and Strategy) and is a certified public accountant (CPA).

  • GAD PENINIEXTERNAL DIRECTOR

    Mr. Penini has been serving as a member of the Company’s Board of Directors since September 2015. He is the Managing Partner of Penini & Penini, CPA and CEO of Imut Systems Auditing Ltd., a company specializing in auditing. Mr. Penini is also an active player in the business-economic sector, where he provides various services to private and public companies, government offices and local municipalities. He is a lecturer in a variety of fields at different academic institutions and a member of public, municipal and governmental committees. Mr. Penini is a certified public accountant (CPA) who graduated from Tel Aviv University with a bachelor's degree in Accounting and Economics. Mr. Penini holds a master’s degree in Information Systems Auditing, a master’s degree from the University of New York City in Finance Sciences and a master’s degree from Bar-Ilan University in Law, as well as a PhD in Business Administration from Bar-Ilan University.

  • NIRA DROREXTERNAL DIRECTOR

    Ms. Dror has been serving as a member of the Company’s Board of Directors since September 2005. She serves as CEO and Chairwoman of Nira Dror Ltd., a company providing consulting and representations services, and further serves as a member of the Board of Directors at the Israel Union Bank Ltd, Shlomo Holdings Ltd., Shlomo Insurance Company Ltd. and Collplant Holdings Ltd and Sharonim – Water and Sewage Infrastructure Ltd. Ms. Dror holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Business Administration, and a master’s degree in Business Administration from Tel Aviv University.

  • YAEL ANDORN KARNIDIRECTOR

    Ms. Andorn Karni has served as a member of the Company’s Board of Directors since March 2019. Ms. Andorn Karni currently serves as CEO and Chairman of CapitalAֹֹֹֹֹֹֹֹ which represents and provides consulting services to global companies and investment funds in making domestic investments. Ms. Andorn Karni also serves as external director at Camtek Ltd., EL AL Israel Airlines Ltd. and Castro Model Ltd. Between 2013-2015, she served as CEO of the Ministry of Finance, and between 2011-2015 as CEO of Amitim Old Pension Funds. Ms. Andoran Karni holds a bachelor's degree (BA) in Economics and Sociology (with distinction) and a master's degree (MBA) in Business Administration (Finance and Accounting) from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
     
  • YAROM ARIAVEXTERNAL DIRECTOR

    Mr. Ariav has been serving as external director of Amot since August 2021, providing strategic and economic consultation on various topics. In parallel, Mr. Ariav holds numerous public positions, including Chairman of the Board of Directors of Ben-Gurion University, Chairman of the Lod Development Fund, member of the Board of Directors of Latet, and member of the Board of Directors of Keshet, a doner-advised fund. He serves as Chairman of the Committee Investments of the Jewish Agency's Pension Fund, and director of various public and private companies, including Hadera Paper (external director), Tzur Shamir (independent director), Sonol, the Bernard van Leer Foundation, and Ducor.  He further served as Director General of the Ministry of Finance from 2007 to 2009, Deputy Budget Officer from 1989 to 1993, and held various senior positions in Israel Chemicals Company (now known as ICL Group) from 1993 to 2006. Mr. Ariav holds a master's degree in economics and a bachelor's degree in economics and international relations, both with distinction, from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
  • DORIT KADOSHDIRECTOR

    Ms. Kadosh has been serving as an independent director of Amot's Board of Directors since August 2021. She served as Director of the Corporate Finance Department at the Israel Securities Authority from 2018 to 2020. Between 1990 and 2018, she held numerous senior positions at Deloitte Brightman Almagor Zohar & Co., first as Senior Auditor and then as Director of the Professional Department. Ms. Kadosh is a certified public accountant, a graduate of accounting and economics (with distinction) from Bar-Ilan University, a member of the professional council of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the IVS Forum (a forum that advances adoption of International Valuation Standards in Israel).
  • KEREN TERNERDIRECTOR

    Ms. Terner has been serving as an independent director of Amot's Board of Directors since November 2021. She served as Director-General of the Ministry of Finance in 2020, and as Director-General of the Ministry of Transportation between 2016 and 2020. Previously, Ms. Terner served as Deputy Director-General and Senior VP of Infrastructure and Transportation Coordinator at the Ministry of Transportation. From 2004 to 2011, she held numerous positions in the Budget Division at the Ministry of Finance. Ms. Terner holds a master's degree in business administration (with a focus on financing and accounting) and a bachelor's degree (with distinction) in economics and business administration, both from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem