The board of directors of Netafim is pleased to announce the appointment of Ran Maidan to CEO. Maidan is replacing Igal Aisenberg, who gave notice of his retirement after a 25-year career with the company. Maidan will start his new role on May 15 after concluding his obligations at Makhteshim.
Maidan, 43 and married with 3 children, is the current CEO of Makhteshim Agan for Asia Pacific & Africa. The company’s revenues in this region more than doubled and sales margins improved significantly during Maidan’s term. From 2006 to 2010 Maidan served as Makhteshim Agan’s CFO. Before joining Makhteshim, Maidan served as CFO in Koor Industries, CFO in Elisra Electronic Systems, and Audit Manager at Somech Haykin KPMG. Maidan is an accountant with a BA in economics and accounting (with honors) and an MBA (in finance) from Bar Ilan University.
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