Our business benefits people, the community, the country and the world. We invest in values-based projects that have a positive influence on the long run.
Chairman and CEO
Efrat Peled is Chairman and CEO of Arison Investments, and also leads SAFO (Shari Arison Family Office in Miami), estimated at a combined asset value in excess of $5b, with 27,000 employees in more than 40 countries across five continents.
A qualified CPA, holding an EMBA from Kellogg-Recanati, a BA in Accounting and Economics, and a postgraduate diploma in Real Estate Appraisal and Management from Tel Aviv University, she also sits on several major industrial and philanthropic boards.
Peled is a former member of the World Economic Forum’s select group of Young Global Leaders (since 2009), and the Clinton Global Initiative Lead group (since 2010). She is a board member of the Weizmann Institute, and a member of the Advisory Committee to the Israeli government’s National Economic Council (since 2014).
She is repeatedly ranked in Fortune’s 50 Most Powerful Women in Business (No. 50 in 2012, and No. 44 in 2011), was listed on Fortune's 10 Global Women on the Rise (2011), and on Forbes World’s 100 Most Powerful Women (2009). Peled was honored the Northwestern University Alumni Merit Award for her outstanding professional and personal achievements (2013), and was voted Executive of the Year - Conglomerates by Stevie International Business Awards (2012).
Holding extensive experience as manager and financial director, Moshe is Arison Investment's Deputy CEO, who had also served as CFO for more than 6 years. He is a CPA, with a BA (Magna Cum Laude) in Accounting and Economics from Haifa University. Moshe also serves as Chairman of Shikun&Binui, Arison Investments infrastructure and real estate company.
Itzik is Arison Investments CFO, previously serving as its Chief Economist and Deputy CFO. Prior to joining Arison Investments five years ago, he was a senior consultant with KPMG and CFO at Amdocs Global Operations and IT division. He is a qualified CPA, with an MBA in Finance, BA in Economics and Accounting and BA in Computer Science, all from Bar Ilan University, and holds diplomas from the Israeli CFO Forum and GSU in Risk Management and Finance Management for Boards.
VP and General Counsel
Ido Stern serves on the Board of Management, VP and General Counsel of Arison Investments- Arison Groups' business arm. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Bank Hapoalim (member of the Investments, Corporate Governance, Compensation and International and Global Activity Committees), Shikun & Binui, Salt of the Earth (Israel's leading salt manufacturer).
Prior to joining Arison Investments, Stren was at Gornitzky & Co. Law firm, working closely with its Chairmen; prior to that, he worked at the Israeli Ministry of Justice at the Chamber of the Minister of Justice. Stern also served as a management member of Friends of Habima National Theater.
He holds an Executive Education diploma from Harvard Business School, and a LLB (Magna Cum Laude) from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Chief Strategy Officer
Applying his managerial and technological experience of over 30 years, Meir Wietchner serves as Arison Investments Chief Strategy Officer since 2010, and is also Miya's Chairman (since 2011), Arison Investments' water company, where he was previously its CEO (2010). In addition, he is Board Member, Bank Hapoalim ; Chairman, Bank Hapoalim Technological and a member, International Banking and Global Activity Committees.
Prior to joining Arison Investments, Meir was Chairman of EMI (2006-2008), Deputy CEO and President of the Messaging Division at Comverse Technologies (1997-2003), Real Time Division Manager at Nortel (1985-1997), and Managing Director at a venture capital firm and startup company. He holds an MBA from Northwestern University (2003), a BSc in Computer Science and a BA in Political Science, both from Bar Ilan University (1988).