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 $6b, with thousands of employees in dozens of 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 an International Board Member of Weizmann Institute.
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).
Itzik is Arison Investments CFO, previously serving as its Chief Economist and Deputy CFO. Prior to joining Arison Investments, 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.
Prior to joining Arison Investments, Stern 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.