Group Management

  • Yona Fogel - CEO
    Yona Fogel - CEO

    Mr. Yona Fogel joined the company as CEO in 2007. He also serves as Chairman of the Boards of Directors at Paz Industries and Services Ltd. and at Paz Ashdod Oil Refinery Ltd. Previously, he served as Senior Vice President and Head of the Banking Division at Bank Leumi, and as the bank's Senior Vice President of Marketing and Strategic Development, as well as Chairman of the Board of Leumi Card. Mr. Fogel has a bachelor's degree in psychology from Bar-Ilan University and a master's degree in psychology from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

  • Ms. Sharona Novak– Chief Financial Officer
    Ms. Sharona Novak– Chief Financial Officer

    Ms. Sharona Novak joined as Chief Financial Officer of Paz Group in 2013. She also serves as a Director for most of the companies within the Group. Before joining Paz,  Ms. Novak served  as Corporate Controller at Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. for seven years. Before joining Check Point Software Technologies Ltd., she worked at Kost, Forer at Gabay E&Y in the Tax department. Ms. Novak is a CPA and holds a bachelor degree in Accounting and Business.

     

  • Mr. Malachi Alper  - Vice President and Head of Refinery and Logistics Division
    Mr. Malachi Alper - Vice President and Head of Refinery and Logistics Division

    Mr. Malachi Alper joined the firm in 2008 as Refinery and Logistics Vice President and as CEO of Paz Ashdod Oil Refinery Ltd.Before joining Paz, Mr. Alper served as Chairman and CEO of Tnuva's Meat Division, and he has previously served as a consultant in the areas of management, strategy and business development for a series of leading Israeli companies. Mr. Alper has a bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering from the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, completed a course in Business Management for Engineers at the University of Haifa and is a graduate of the Advanced Management Program at Harvard University.

  • Ms. Iris Penso, LLB – Vice President and General Counsel
    Ms. Iris Penso, LLB – Vice President and General Counsel

    Ms. Iris Penso joined the company in 2009 as Vice President and General Counsel of the Paz Group. In her previous position she had served as General Counsel at Danya Cebus, Ltd, and before that she was General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at Blue Square Israel Ltd. Ms. Penso has an LLB degree from Tel Aviv University.

  • Mr. Yoram Eyal - Vice President of Retail Operations
    Mr. Yoram Eyal - Vice President of Retail Operations

    Mr. Yoram Eyal joined Paz in 2002 as Manager of the Filling Stations and Yellow Convenience Store Network. After four years he was appointed CEO of Pazomat, Ltd., and in 2008 he was named Vice President of Retail and Trade. Mr. Eyal had previously worked at Elite in various executive positions , among them Manager of Sales and National Operations and Manager of the Institutional Market. He was one of the managers who brought fast food chains to Israel in the 1990s. Mr. Eyal has a bachelor's degree in Business Administration.

  • Mr. Moshe Sabag  - Vice President for Human Capital, Information Technology and Administration
    Mr. Moshe Sabag - Vice President for Human Capital, Information Technology and Administration

    Mr. Moshe Sabag joined Paz in 1985 as a student at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, and worked his way up the ladder, serving in various capacities, from computer programmer to his current post as Vice President for Human Capital, Information Technology and Administration. In January 1994 he was named IT manager; in January 2005 he was appointed Vice President and Senior Staff Member; and in September 2010 he was named Vice President for Human Capital, Information Technology and Administration and a Member of Management. Mr. Sabag has a B.Sc in computer science from the Technion and an MBA from Tel Aviv University.

  • Mr. Uri Kahalon  - Vice President of Real Estate and Operations
    Mr. Uri Kahalon - Vice President of Real Estate and Operations

    Mr. Uri Kahalon joined Paz in 2010 and serves as vice president of real estate and operations. He also serves on the boards of directors of several Paz subsidiaries. Previously Mr. Kahalon was Deputy Head of the Banking Division at Bank Leumi, responsible for marketing and for the bank's retail customer line. He was also on the Board of Directors of Leumi Card. Mr. Kahalon has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.

  • Mr. Israel Klepper - Vice President of Wholesale
    Mr. Israel Klepper - Vice President of Wholesale

    Israel Klepper joined Paz in 1981 as a general worker and has served in several positions over the years, including Northern District Manager, Manager of the Keshet Filling Stations Unit, Senior Deputy Vice President for Real Estate and Business Issues and Human Resources Manager. During 2010 he was named Vice President of Wholesale and Trade, which includes responsibility for the Paz Group's Pazomat. Mr. Klepper holds a bachelor's degree in Social Sciences, a bachelor's degree in Law and an MBA. He is also a graduate of the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology's diploma program in Human Resources.