Mr. Wallace was appointed the new CEO of Delek Group in January 2020, after previously serving as CEO of Tshuva Group, a group of private companies owned by Yitzhak Tshuva, the controlling shareholder of Delek Group (through Tashluz Investments and Holdings Ltd.).
In addition, since 2010, Mr. Wallace has served as a strategic advisor to the CEO of Delek Drilling. Mr. Wallace also serves as a director in a number of leading companies in the energy, real estate and media sectors.
Tamir PolikarEXECUTIVE VP AND CFO SINCE AUGUST 2020
Before assuming the position of Executive VP and CFO of Delek Group, Mr. Polikar held several senior positions in different sectors such as finance, energy and real estate. During his 25 years of top management experience Mr. Polikar served as the CEO of Aspen Group, CFO of Israel’s Electric Corporation, CEO of Sonol Israel, CFO of Azrieli Group and the CFO of Petrolgaz Group.
Education: MBA – Business Administration, BA – Accounting & Business Administration, CPA (Isr)
LEORA PRATT LEVINEXECUTIVE VP & CHIEF LEGAL COUNSEL SINCE 2007
Ms. Pratt Levin has been with the Delek Group since 1999, serving as Legal Counsel for the Delek Real Estate Group and other subsidiaries. Previously, she served as legal counsel for the Tshuva Group.
Education:BA in Political Science from Tel Aviv University; LLB from the University of Reading. Ms. Levin has been a member of the Israel Bar Association since 1991.
YOSSI BARNEACHIEF INVESTMENT OFFICER SINCE 2010
Prior to joining Delek Group, Mr. Barnea held various top management positions with banking and investment firms in the US and Israel for over 15 years.
Education:BA in Economics and Businessfrom the Interdisciplinary Centre (IDC), Israel
IDO ADARTREASURER SINCE 2004
Mr. Adar has served as the Treasurer of Delek Group and a number of its subsidiaries since 2004. Previously, Mr. Adar was Treasurer of Delek Israel (Delek, the Israel Fuel Corp.) for approximately 10 years.
Education:BA in Economics and MBA from Tel Aviv University
NIV SARNEHEAD OF ENERGY, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT & M&A SINCE 2017
Mr. Sarne joined Delek Group in 2017 as the Head of its energy business development and international M&A activities. For the previous six years, Mr. Sarne worked at Noble Energy, first in Israel, where he was responsible for
Noble’s East Med business development activities, and then in Houston, where he was responsible for on-shore business development activity.
Education: B.Sc. in Civil Engineering from the Technion Israel Institute of Technology; MBA from the University of Chicago
ADV. BOAZ M. SCHNITZERHEAD OF GLOBAL TAXATION & STRUCTURING SINCE 2016. DEPUTY CEO SINCE 2020
Mr. Schnitzer has provided the management teams of the Delek Group and its Energy affiliates with strategic tax and structuring advice in connection with M&A and financing transactions.
Mr. Schnitzer has also provided strategic legal and tax advice to the Tshuva Group
since 2008 in connection with its global business operations and served as a director in several of its subsidiaries.
Prior to joining the Tshuva Group, Mr. Schnitzer was a partner with Ernst & Young Israel and was a tax associate at Sullivan & Cromwell in New York City.
Education: Mr. Schnitzer holds an LLM in Taxation from Boston University School of Law and an LLB from the College of Management School of Law, and is admitted to the bars of both Israel and the State of New York.
WHO WE ARE
Delek is an independent E&P and the pioneering visionary behind the development of the East Med.