Our Team

Management

Itzik Tadmor

has been the Company’s Chief Financial Officer Since May 2015, and previously served as the Company’s controller for three years. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Tadmor worked at PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PWC) for five years. Mr/ Tadmor received, a bachelor degree in accounting and economics and an M.B.A degree from Tel-Aviv University. Mr. Tadmor is also a cretified public accountant in Israel.

Yuval Snir

Has been the company’s Financial Controller. Yuval also serves as our Investor relations Manager. Prior to joining the company Mr. Snir Worked at an E-commerce online company as a Senior Controller for 2 years and prior to that at Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited ( Deloitte) as a Senior Auditor for 3 years. Mr. Snir is holding a bachelor degree in Accounting and Business Administration from the College of Management , and in addition he is a Certified public Accountant ( CPA) in Israel.

Ami Barlev

Ami Barlev was elected as the CEO of B Communications in January 2019. Mr. Barlev has acted as our legal counsel since June 2008 and until his appointment as our Chairman between the years 2018-2019. Mr. Barlev is also served during the last 2 years and until December 2019 as a director on the Board of Directors of Bezeq; Pelephone Communications Ltd.; Bezeq International Ltd.; Bezeq Online Ltd.; DBS Satellite Services (1998) Ltd; Mr. Barlev also serves as chairman of the board of the Gilat Telecom satellite group Mr. Barlev holds an LL.B degree from Bar Ilan University.

Board of Directors

Darren Glatt

Mr. Glatt serves as our Chairman of the board of Directors since December 2019

Darren Glatt is a Partner at Searchlight Capital Partners, overseeing the firm’s efforts in the technology, media and telecommunications (“TMT”) sectors and serving as co-head of the firm’s infrastructure investing efforts. Prior to joining Searchlight in 2013, Mr. Glatt worked as a Partner in the Private Equity Group at Apollo Management, L.P., where he focused on both equity and credit investing in a range of industries that included TMT, Consumer, Leisure and Shipping, among others. Mr. Glatt also held positions at Apax Partners and The Cypress Group. He started his career at Bear Stearns in 1998 in New York. In addition to his role on the Board of Directors of the Company, Mr. Glatt is currently a member of the Boards of MediaMath, PatientPoint and Rackspace, and formerly a member of the Boards of Charter Communications, Ocean Outdoor, 160over90, PlayPower, Veritable Maritime and Core Media. Mr. Glatt received a BS from The George Washington University, and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Efrat Makov

Ms. Makov serves as a director since December 2019.

Ms. Makov has served on the board of directors of Kamada Ltd. (NASDAQ:KMDA) since December 2018.  Ms. Makov has also served as a director of BioLight Life Sciences Ltd. (TASE: BOLT) (formerly Bio Light Israeli Life Sciences Investments Ltd.), an emerging global ophthalmic company, since April 2011. Ms. Makov also serves as a director of Anchiano Therapeutics Ltd. (TASE: ANCN) (formerly BioCanCell Ltd.), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company. Ms. Makov served as the Chief Financial Officer of Alvarion Ltd. (formerly NASDAQ; TASE: ALVR), a global provider of autonomous Wi-Fi networks, from April 2007 to December 2010. Ms. Makov served as the Chief Financial Officer of Aladdin Knowledge Systems Ltd. (formerly NASDAQ; TASE: ALDN) (n/k/a Safenet, Inc.), an information security leader specializing in authentication, software DRM and content security, from September 2005 to January 2007, where she was responsible for the finance, operations, information systems and human resources functions. Prior to that, Ms. Makov served in management positions at two Israeli-based public companies, including as Vice President of Finance at Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP), a worldwide leader in IT security, from September 2002 to August 2005. Ms. Makov served as Director of Finance for NUR Macroprinters Ltd. (formerly NASDAQ: NURM) (n/k/a Ellomay Capital), from August 2000 to August 2002. Prior to that, Ms. Makov spent seven years in public accounting with Arthur Andersen LLP in its New York, London and Tel Aviv offices. Ms. Makov holds a B.A. degree in Accounting and Economics from Tel Aviv University and is a certified public accountant in Israel and the United States.  

Debbie Saperia

has served as an outside Director, within the meaning of the Israeli Companies Law, of B Communications since 2008 and is a member of our Audit Committee.
As a corporate lawyer specializing in mergers and acquisitions, Ms. Saperia has worked with numerous multi-national corporations on transatlantic M&A transactions. From 2000-2004, she headed the business development department of a leading Israeli pharmaceutical company, and from 2001-2004 as the General Manager of Vitamedic (1999) Ltd. In 2005, Ms. Saperia founded Yarden Nahara Ltd., and currently serves as its CEO. Ms. Saperia received an LL.B degree with Honors from the University of Manchester, England.

Ran Fuhrer

Mr. Fuhrer serves as a director since December 2019.

 

 

Mr. Fuhrer currently serves as a Vice President Business Development with the Neopharm Group; an Israeli-based, privately held, Healthcare & Consumer Wellness products enterprise. Previously, Mr. Fuhrer served as a Manager of Business Development for Celgene Corp. (headquartered in Summit, NJ. NASDAQ: “CELG”), where, he headed the company’s new opportunities evaluation process. Additionally, Mr. Fuhrer served as a Director at A.D.O. Group Ltd. (TASE: “ADO”), a major property owner in Berlin, Germany. Mr. Fuhrer holds a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Commercial Law (Magna Cum Laude) from the Tel Aviv University, in addition to a Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Management (Alfred P. Sloan Fellow) from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business. He is a member of the Israel Bar Association, and completed additional legal studies at the UC at Berkeley.

Shlomo Zohar

Mr. Zohar served as a Director of B communications since September 2018.  Mr. Zohar was elected as our Chairman of the Board of Directors since January 2019 to December 2019. Mr. Zohar has served as a director of Alon USA Energy, Inc. (which is now part of Delek US (NYSE: DK)) since May 2010. Mr. Zohar has worked as an independent consultant in the financial services sector since January 2006.
Between January 2006 and December 2009, Mr. Zohar served as a member and chairman of the boards of directors of Israel
Discount Bank Ltd., Mercantile Discount Bank Ltd., Israel Discount Capital Markets & Investments Ltd. and Israel Credit
Cards, Ltd. During this time, Mr. Zohar also served as a member and vice chairman of the board of directors of Israel
Discount Bank of New York and as a member of the board of directors of Discount Bancorp, Inc. Mr. Zohar has been Chief
Executive Officer of A.D.O. Group Ltd. (TASE:ADO) since July 2011 (and is an executive vice chairman of the Board of
ADO Properties SARL (ETR:ADJ)). He has been chairman of the board of Naaman Group (N.V.) Ltd. since February 2012.
From 1980 to December 2005, he was a partner in the accounting firm of Zohar, Zhohar & Co., CPA (Isr). He is a certified
public accountant in Israel. He received his undergraduate degree in economics and accounting from Bar-Ilan University and
an MBA degree from McGill University.

Stephen Joseph

Mr. Joseph serves as a director since December 2019.

 

Mr. Joseph is the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Ocean Outdoor Limited (LSE: OOUT), an outdoor media and advertising company. Ocean listed on the London Stock Exchange in January 2019 after partnering with a US founded SPAC, Ocelot Partners, in March 2018. Over the last 5 years Ocean has completed 8 acquisitions and now operates across 7 countries. Stephen is involved in all aspects of the business, which includes M&A, commercial arrangements, operations, finance, HR, IT and legal. He is now responsible for managing the local market management teams and integrating the acquired businesses as well as assessing further acquisitions. Earlier at Ocean he helped grow the business from a venture capital backed enterprise that was loss making to mid cap and then large cap private equity investors before putting the company on the public markets. Mr. Joseph received a First Class Honours degree, a BSc Business and Financial Economics, from the University of Leeds and is a chartered accountant qualifying at KPMG.

Phil Bacal

Mr. Bacal serves as a director since December 2019.

 

Mr. Bacal is a Managing Director at Searchlight Capital Partners, participating in the firm’s efforts in the TMT sectors. Prior to joining Searchlight in 2012, Mr. Bacal worked at The Catalyst Capital Group in Toronto, where he worked on distressed debt investments and special situations across various industries. Mr. Bacal started his career at Credit Suisse in 2007 in London, UK. Mr. Bacal is currently a member of the Board of Octave Group, and formerly a member of the Board of Roots Corporation. Mr. Bacal received an HBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario.

Michael Klahr

Mr. Klahr serves as a director since December 2019.

 Mr. Klahr was a Director and Senior Equity Analyst at Citigroup (NYSE:C) in Israel from February 2010 until August 2019, responsible for Israel, Greece and Russian Consumer research coverage. He was a Director and Senior Investment Analyst at Pamplona Capital Management in Israel from May 2007 until December 2008, with a focus on emerging market telecommunications and bank stocks. Mr. Klahr worked as a Vice President and Senior Equity Analyst at Deutsche Bank (NYSE:DB) in Israel between August 2005 and April 2007, with responsibility for domestic Israel research coverage. Prior to that, he worked at UBS Group (NYSE:UBS) in Israel and at JPMorgan Chase (NYSE:JPM) in London. He holds a BSc Joint Hons. degree in Psychology and Philosophy from the University of Leeds. In his past roles, Mr. Klahr has conducted independent analytical reviews on the Bezeq Group.