Professional Background: Partner,"Stark & Stark" Accounting Firm; Member of IAPA International (89-04); Accountant, employed at Accounting Offices (82-89). Public Positions: Vice President, Institute of CPA in Israel; Member of the Council of Accounts in Israel; Director, "Maxima" – Air Separation Center Ltd.; Director, "Keren Shemesh" - Encouragement of Young Entrepreneurs (a nonprofit organization); Member, Executive Committee, Bar-Ilan University; Women promotion activist; Senior Lecturer to executives and directors.
Education: Licensed as a CPA; M.A Extended Economic Studies; B.A, Economics and Accounting.
Management Motto: "Those who build beneath the stars build too low". (Edward Young); professionalism, excellence and progress - "to set the pace"; to lead a process of change in organizational culture; to set a personal example, to share and to support; to lead business growth using advanced technologies and high standard of service; to implement methods of creativebusiness thinking.
Business Achievements: Present - Leading the unification of the Ashdod Port and transition to independent business activities in the competitive marketplace; establishment of an administrative and financial infrastructure; inauguration of the 'Eitan Port', one of Israel's largest infrastructure projects at a cost of NIS 3 billion, and a technological revolution that has maximized efficiency and enhanced service; assimilation of the "customer comes first" strategy which has led to the port's improved service; changing of the company's organizational culture to enhance the port's competitive edge; leading the company to peak revenues of over NIS one billion, and peak profits of over NIS 100 million throughout 2006; implementing principles of integrity, equal opportunities, transparency vis-א-vis suppliers, customers and users, adherence to worker's rights and improving port customer services; preparing the company for privatization and for becoming a publicly-traded company; development of business strategies through the eyes of customers, and launching new shipping lines, a range of new services as well as returning passenger ships to the Ashdod port.
Past - Establishment of "Stark & Stark" Accounting and joint management; building a customer base of some 800 customers; Board member on public and government companies including: Bezeq, the First International Bank of Israel, M. I. Holdings Ltd., Team-Computers & Systems Ltd; Israel Bank of Agriculture; Member of the Bank of Israel Advisory Board and Council.