Board of Directors
Noaz Bar Nir serves, since 2019, as a director of Genefron Ltd., a company in the field of genomic based personal medicine, Remedor Biomed Ltd., a company specializing in advanced treatment of wounds (in which he also served as a director from 2016 to 2017), and Radio Ashams FM Ltd., a regional radio station located in northern Israel. Since 2019, Mr. Bar Nir also serves as a business consultant for various private and public entities in the areas of medicine and tourism and is a lecturer on health systems management in the Netanya Academic College. From 2017 to 2018, Mr. Bar Nir served as CEO of Clalit Health Services Ltd. (Clalit), Israel’s largest health organization, and as chair of boards of Clalit’s subsidiaries S.L.H Medical Services Ltd., Mor – The Institution of Medical Information Ltd. and Clalit - Medical Engineering Ltd. From 2009 to 2017, he served in various senior executive positions and as chair of several companies in the fields of health and tourism, including from 2015 to 2017 as CEO of the Israel Hotel Association, from 2014 to 2015 as CEO of Harokeah Ltd., a network of pharmacies, from 2013 to 2015 as chair of the board of Shfayim Hotel Ltd. and Shfayim Park Ltd., and from 2009 to 2013 as director general of the Israeli Ministry of Tourism. Prior to that, Mr. Bar Nir held various financial positions, including from 2002 to 2008 as CFO of Clalit, and from 1996 to 2002 as head of the budgets, economics and cost accounting department of Clalit. From 1991 to 1995, he held several positions in the Israeli Ministry of Finance. From 2005 to 2007 he served as a member of the investments committee of Clal Pension and Gemel Ltd. In addition, from 1993 to 2017, he also served as a director in several entities, including among others Dikla Insurance Company Ltd. Mr. Bar Nir holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and an MBA, with proficiencies in financing, information systems and accounting, from the Hebrew University. Mr. Bar Nir serves as chair of the Audit Committee and the Financial Statements Review Committee, and as a member of the Compensation Committee and the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee of the Board.
Mrs. Bilha (Billy) Shapira serves as a member of the board of governors and the audit committee of the Azrieli College of Engineering, as a member of the Jerusalem Transportation Master Plan Team and as a member of the boards of several non-profit organizations in Israel. From 2018 until March 2020, she was the head of the Israeli branch of Helmholtz Association of German Research Centers, a German association with centers worldwide that promotes research collaboration between German institutions and industries and foreign academic institutions, industrial entities and governmental research bodies. From 2009 until 2017, Mrs. Shapira served as vice president and CEO of the Hebrew University and as the CEO of VERA - the Association of Heads of Universities in Israel. Prior to that, she served for 36 years in various management capacities in the Hebrew University. Mrs. Shapira holds a bachelor’s degree in Russian studies and international relations and a master’s degree in administration and public policy from the Hebrew University. Mrs. Shapira serves as chair of the Compensation Committee and is a member of the Audit Committee, the Financial Statements Review Committee and the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee of the Board.