Zehavit Cohen

Industry experience:Country:Israel Office:Tel AvivJoined Apax:

2006

Zehavit Cohen 

Experience and qualifications

Zehavit Cohen is a managing partner and the Office Head of Apax Partners Israel Ltd.  Zehavit has both led and participated in a number of key deals including Bezeq, Tnuva, Psagot and Paradigm.  Zehavit serves as a board member to a number of Apax portfolio companies and previously chaired both the Tnuva and Psagot boards of directors.

Prior to joining Apax Partners, Zehavit was Deputy Director General of IDB Holdings and Chief Financial Officer of the IDB Group. In the past, she served as VP at Chase Manhattan Bank and was a part of the International Department of Mergers and Acquisitions at the international accounting firm Coopers & Lybrand.

Zehavit has also lectured in Finance and Accounting at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania since 1988.

Zehavit holds a BA in Accounting from Duquesne University; an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh, and an MA from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

Investments

Investments include:

Bezeq

Full-service telecommunications provider

Paradigm Ltd

Leading independent provider of mission-critical software solutions for the oil and gas exploration and production industry worldwide

Psagot

Psagot is the largest asset management business in Israel

Tnuva Food Industries

Israel's leading dairy and food producer and supplier

Current directorships

Paradigm Ltd

Leading independent provider of mission-critical software solutions for the oil and gas exploration and production industry worldwide

Tnuva Food Industries

Israel's leading dairy and food producer and supplier

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