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, Paradigm, Schulz and Zap Group.  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

Schulz Catering

Leading provider of catering services to corporations and government organizations in Israel.

Zap Group

The leading consumer internet business in Israel with the largest digital yellow pages, largest online price comparison and several other...

Current directorships

EVRY ASA

Leading Nordic IT services business

Paradigm Ltd

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

Schulz Catering

Leading provider of catering services to corporations and government organizations in Israel.

Zap Group

The leading consumer internet business in Israel with the largest digital yellow pages, largest online price comparison and several other...

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