Edition:
United States

ICL Israel Chemicals Ltd (ICL.TA)

ICL.TA on Tel Aviv Stock Exchange

1,590.00
8 Dec 2016
Change (% chg)

21.00₪ (+1.34%)
Prev Close
1,569.00₪
Open
1,586.00₪
Day's High
1,595.00₪
Day's Low
1,577.00₪
Volume
1,895,484
Avg. Vol
1,835,467
52-wk High
1,887.00₪
52-wk Low
1,336.00₪

Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Nir Gilad

59 2008 Chairman of the Board

Asher Grinbaum

66 2016 Chief Executive Officer on an interim basis

Kobi Altman

47 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Nissim Adar

64 2013 President, ICL Fertilizers

Mark Volmer

52 2013 President, ICL Performance Products

Charles Weidhas

57 2013 President-Industrial Products

Dan Chen

64 2013 Executive Vice President-Global Corporate Relations

Hezi Israel

48 2012 Executive Vice President, Corporate Development, M&A and Strategy

Ido Lilian

52 2014 Executive Vice President-Global Procurement

Yakir Menashe

44 2013 Executive Vice President-Global Human Resources

Karl Mielke

64 2013 Executive Vice President-Specialty Fertilizers

Lisa Haimovitz

50 2009 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Eli Amit

61 2002 Senior Vice President-Global Economics

Lizette Killian

50 2015 Senior Vice President-Global Corporate Relations

Osi Sessler

47 2008 Vice President of Investor Relations and Communications

Shimon Eckhaus

64 2015 Director

Ovadia Eli

71 2011 Director

Sagi Kabla

39 2016 Director

Aviad Kaufman

45 2014 Director

Johanan Locker

59 2016 Director

Geoffery Merszei

61 2015 Director

Ron Moskovitz

53 2016 Director

Avisar Paz

59 2001 Director

Yaacov Dior

71 2011 External Director

Miriam Haran

65 2009 External Director

Biographies

Name Description

Nir Gilad

Mr. Nir Gilad serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors at ICL-Israel Chemicals Ltd. since January 1, 2008, however he will be retiring during 2016; official retirement date will follow. His work experience includes the following roles: Director at the Company from May 28, 2006, Executive Vice President and Director at the Company from May 28, 2007, Director in Oil Refineries Ltd., President and Chief Executive Officer at Israel Corporation until January 7, 2015, Chairman of the Boards of Directors of ZIM Integrated Shipping Services LTD ,IC Power Israel Ltd., IC Green Energy Ltd., and H.L. Management and Consulting (1986) Ltd., Director in Tower Semiconductor Ltd. and Qoros Automotive Co. Ltd., Senior Vice President of Migdal Insurance Company, Chief Executive Officer of Migdal Investment Management Ltd. and Chairman of Migdal Capital Markets Ltd., Accountant General of the Ministry of Finance, Chief Financial Officer of the Israeli Aircraft Industries and Lieutenant Colonel in the Israel Defense Forces reserves. Mr. Gilad holds a Bachelor degree in Economics and Management from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a MBA degree from Bar Ilan University. He also holds a Bachelors degree in Agricultural Administration and Natural Sciences from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Asher Grinbaum

Mr. Asher Grinbaum has been appointed Chief Executive Officer on an interim basis at ICL-Israel Chemicals Ltd. effective September 11, 2016. Until this date, he held the roles of Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President at the Company from 2008. His work experience includes the following roles: Director at Dead Sea Works Ltd., Rotem Amfert Negev Ltd., Dead Sea Bromine Company Ltd. and Bromine Compounds Ltd. (subsidiaries of the Company), Chairman of the management committee of Beersheba Theatre, Member of the management committee of the non-profit “To See” Association and member of the management committee of Israel Chemical Society. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Mechanical Engineering and a MBA degree from Ben Gurion University.

Kobi Altman

Mr. Kobi Altman serves as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President at ICL-Israel Chemicals Ltd. since April 1, 2015. His work experience includes the following roles: Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Global Generics Medicine of Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd. He holds a Bachelors degree in Accounting and Economics and a Masters degree in Economics, both from Bar Ilan University. He is a Certified Public Accountant.

Nissim Adar

Mr. Nissim Adar serves as President of the Fertilizers Segment at ICL-Israel Chemicals Ltd. since October 2013. He previously served as Chief Executive Officer of the Company's Industrial Products Segment (2008-October 2013). He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering and a MBA degree, both from Ben Gurion University.

Mark Volmer

Mr. Mark Volmer serves as President of the Performance Products Segment at ICL-Israel Chemicals Ltd. since November, 2013. His work experience includes the role of business manager at BASF, heading its Construction Chemicals business in Asia Pacific. He holds a Master of Science degree in Chemistry from the Vrije University and a MBA degree from Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam.

Charles Weidhas

Mr. Charles M. Weidhas serves as President of the Industrial Products Segment at ICL-Israel Chemicals Ltd. since October, 2013. He also serves as Chairman at Tami IMI R&D Institute. His work experience includes the following roles: Chief Executive Officer of the Performance Products segment at the Company (2007 to 2013) and Management positions at Monsanto and Solutia. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering and a MBA degree, both from Northeastern University.

Dan Chen

Mr. Dan (Dani) Chen serves as Executive Vice President of Global Corporate Relations at ICL-Israel Chemicals Ltd. since October 2013. However, he has expressed his wish to retire from his position during 2016. Prior to this role, he served as Chief Executive Officer of the Fertilizers Segment at the Company. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Electrical Engineering from The Technion – Israel Institute of Technology and a Masters degree in Industrial Management from Ben Gurion University.

Hezi Israel

Mr. Hezi Israel serves Executive Vice President-Corporate Development, M&A and Strategy at ICL-Israel Chemicals Ltd. since March 2012. He has also served as Vice President of Strategy and Business Development for the Company’s Industrial Products Segment. He holds a Bachelors degree in Economics and Political Science and a MBA degree, majoring in Finance, both from Tel Aviv University.

Ido Lilian

Mr. Ido Lilian serves as Executive Vice President-Global Procurement at ICL-Israel Chemicals Ltd. since 2014. His work experience at the Company includes the following roles: Vice President Operations, Engineering and Procurement (2012-2014), Vice President of the Supply Chain and Engineering (2011-2012), Vice President of the Magnesia Division (2007-2011), Head of Planning and Purchasing Division (2005-2007) and Head of Technical Department and Purchasing Division (2003-2007). He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering and a Master of Science degree in Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences, both from Ben Gurion University.

Yakir Menashe

Mr. Yakir Menashe serves as Executive Vice President-Global Human Resources at ICL-Israel Chemicals Ltd. since March 2013. His work experience includes the following roles: Vice President of Regulatory Affairs and Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer at the Company. He holds a LLB degree from Hamichlala Leminhal.

Karl Mielke

Mr. Karl Georg Mielke serves as Executive Vice President-Specialty Fertilizers at ICL-Israel Chemicals Ltd. since March 2013. His work experience includes the following roles: Head of K+S Aktiengesellschaft Global salt business unit (2009–2013) and held various positions at BASF Group. He holds a MBA degree from University of Munster.

Lisa Haimovitz

Ms. Lisa Haimovitz served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at ICL-Israel Chemicals Ltd. since May 1, 2009. Her work experience includes the following roles: Vice President-Strategy at Delek Group Ltd and number of positions at Israel Securities Authority. She holds a LLB degree and a MBA degree, majoring in Finance and Accounting, both from Tel Aviv University.

Eli Amit

Mr. Eli Amit serves as Senior Vice President-Global Economics at ICL-Israel Chemicals Ltd. since January 2002. However, he has expressed his wish to retire from his position during 2016. His work experience includes the following roles: Director at Dead Sea Works Ltd., Rotem Amfert Negev Ltd., Dead Sea Bromine Company Ltd. and Bromine Compounds Ltd. He holds a Bachelors degree in Economics and Philosophy and a MBA degree, both from Tel Aviv University. He also holds a Masters degree in Economics from Northwestern University.

Lizette Killian

Ms. Lizette Killian serves as Senior Vice President-Global Corporate Relations at ICL-Israel Chemicals Ltd. since December 2015. She previously held various strategic communications positions in the International Atomic Energy Agency, OPEC and the OPEC Fund. She holds a Bachelors degree in International Relations and Political Science from Columbia University, New York.

Osi Sessler

Shimon Eckhaus

Mr. Shimon Eckhaus serves as Director at ICL-Israel Chemicals Ltd. since February 26, 2015. His work experience includes the following roles: President of Worldwide Integrated Network Ltd., Director at Orbit Technologies Ltd., Director at AqWise Ltd., Chairman of the Board at Starling Advanced Communications Ltd. (2009-2011), Director at Israel Electric Company Ltd. and Director at O.D.F Optronics Ltd. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Materials and Process Engineering, including a specialization in Nuclear Engineering, and a Master of Science degree in Materials and Processing Engineering, both from Ben Gurion University.

Ovadia Eli

Mr. Ovadia Eli serves as Director at ICL-Israel Chemicals Ltd. since August 16, 2011. His work experience includes the following roles: Chairman of the Board of the Israel Airports Authority, Shmanim Basisiim Haifa Ltd. and I.C.P.I., Director at Salt Industries Israel Ltd., Shaarei Ribit Ltd., Zim Integrated Shipping Services Ltd., OPC Rotem Ltd. and Adriel Israel Properties Ltd. and Chairman of Oil Refineries Ltd. as of February 2015. He holds a Bachelors degree in Educational Administration and Supervision and Biblical Studies from Haifa University. He is also a graduate of the Lifshitz Teachers Academy, Jerusalem.

Sagi Kabla

Mr. Sagi Kabla serves as Director at ICL-Israel Chemicals Ltd. since February 8, 2016. His work experience includes the following roles: Vice President - Finance at Israel Corporation Ltd. (since December 1, 2015) and Director of Business Development and Strategy at Israel Corporation Ltd. from March 2011. He holds a Bachelors degree in Accounting and Economics from Bar Ilan University and a MBA degree from Hamichlala Leminhal. He is a Certified Chartered Accountant.

Aviad Kaufman

Mr. Aviad Kaufman serves as Director at ICL-Israel Chemicals Ltd. since March 18, 2014. His work experience includes the following roles: Chief Financial Officer of Quantum Pacific (UK) LLP, part of the Quantum Pacific Group, from 2008 and Board Member at Israel Corporation. He holds a Bachelors degree in Accounting and Economics from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a MBA degree, majoring in Finance, from Tel Aviv University. He is a Certified Chartered Accountant.

Johanan Locker

Mr. Johanan Locker has been appointed Director at ICL-Israel Chemicals Ltd. effective April 20, 2016. The Company intends to appoint him as Executive Chairman of the Board, no later than September 1, 2016, and an official announcement will follow in due course. His work experience includes the following roles: Chairman of the Board at Golf & Co Ltd. (August 31, 2015-June 3, 2016), Heavy Industries and Real Estate Division Manager at Clal Industries Ltd., Chief Executive Officer at Clal Electronic Industries Ltd., Military Secretary at the Israeli Prime Minister's Office (2010-2012) and Deputy Head of the Israeli Air force (2008-2010). He holds a Bachelors degree in Economics and Business Administration from Bar Ilan University and a Masters degree in Public Administration from Harvard University.

Geoffery Merszei

Mr. Geoffery E. Merszei serves as Director at ICL-Israel Chemicals Ltd. since February 26, 2015. His work experience includes the following roles: Chairman of the Board at Zolentis AG, Switzerland, Executive Vice President at The Dow Chemical Company (2005-2012), Chief Financial Officer at The Dow Chemical Company (2005-2009), Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board at Dow Europe, Middle East and Africa (2009-2012), Director at Dow Corning Corporation (2005-2010), Director at Chemical Financial Corporation (2006-2010), Director at Chemical Bank (2006-2010) and Executive Committee Member at the European Chemical Industry Council (CEFIC) (2009-2012). He holds a Bachelors degree in Economics from Albion College, Michigan, USA.

Ron Moskovitz

Mr. Ron Moskovitz serves as Director at ICL-Israel Chemicals Ltd. since February 8, 2016. His work experience also includes the following roles: Chairman of the Board at Israel Corporation Ltd. from May 2014, Chief Executive Officer at Quantum Pacific Advisory Ltd. (UK based company), Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Amdocs Ltd. from July 2002 until November 2007, Vice President of Finance at Amdocs from 1998 until July 2002, various senior financial positions at Tower Semiconductor Ltd. from 1994 and 1998 and Director at Tower Semiconductor Ltd. Mr. Moskovitz is a Certified Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelors degree in Accounting and Economics from the Haifa University and a MBA from Tel Aviv University.

Avisar Paz

Mr. Avisar Paz serves as Director at ICL-Israel Chemicals Ltd. since April 1, 2001. His work experience includes the following roles: Chief Financial Officer at Israel Corporation, Chief Executive Officer at Israel Corporation, Director at various subsidiaries of Israel Corporation and Director at Oil Refineries Ltd. Mr. Paz holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting and Economics from Tel Aviv University. He is a Certified Public Accountant.

Yaacov Dior

Mr. Yaacov Dior serves as External Director at ICL-Israel Chemicals Ltd. since October 5, 2011. He served in this role before, between September 1, 2003 and September 1, 2009. His work experience includes the following roles: External Director at Clal Insurance Holdings Ltd., Chairman of the Board at Directors of Cellarix Mobile Payments Ltd., Chief Executive Officer at IDT Carmel Ltd., Chairman of the Board at Kneh Hakol Ltd., Member of Friends of Bar-Ilan University, Chairman of the Audit Committee at Bar-Ilan University, Member of the Public Committee of Alut—the National Association for Autistic Children and Member of the Association of Friends of Meir Hospital. Mr. Dior holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Political Science from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a Masters of Business Administration degree from Tel Aviv University.

Miriam Haran

Dr. Miriam Haran serves as External Director at ICL-Israel Chemicals Ltd. since August 25, 2009. Her work experience includes the following roles: Director General of Israel’s Ministry of the Environment, Head of Ono Academic College’s MBA Program in Environmental Management, Board Member in M.A.I (recycling electrical and electronic waste), consultant for Ashkelon Eilat Pipeline Ltd., Board Member at The Company for Environmental Services (2008-2012) and Chairman at The Consumer Council (2012-2014). Dr. Haran holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Natural Sciences from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a Doctorate of Science degree in Organic Chemistry from Brandeis University.