Board of Directors

Board of Directors

The Board has a mix of experience, independence and integrity to effectively govern the Company in the interest of all shareholders

  • Gil Sharon

    Chairman of the Board

    Date of appointment: August 27, 2020

    Mr. Gil Sharon has over 28 years' experience in diverse senior positions in the telecommunications industry, among others, as Pelephone's CEO for 10 years, and until recently as Chairman and CEO of Golan Telecom.

    Mr. Sharon holds a master's degree in business administration from Tel Aviv University, and a bachelor's degree in economics and business administration from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

    • Ran Fuhrer


      Date of appointment: December 2, 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”). Further, 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.

      • Darren Glatt


        Date of appointment: December 2, 2019

        Mr. Glatt is a Partner at Searchlight Capital Partners, overseeing the firm’s efforts in the Technology, Media and Telecommunications (“TMT”) sectors. 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.  Mr. Glatt is a 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.

        • David Granot

          Independent Director

          Date of appointment: May 9, 2017

          Mr. David Granot has been a Bezeq director since May 2017 and served as Interim Chairman from June 2017 – March 2018 and from June – August 2020. Over the last five years, Mr. Granot has served as a director in various companies in Israel. Mr. Granot has a BA in Economics and an MBA from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

          • Edith Lusky

            External Director

            Date of appointment: April 26, 2018

            Membership of Board of Directors Committees:
            • Audit committee - Chairman
            • Compensation committee
            • Financial statements review committee
            • Security committee

            Ms. Lusky is an external director at Mivtach Shamir Holding Ltd. Previously, she was an external director at Israel Discount Bank and Israel Railways Ltd. Ms. Lusky received both her MA in Economics and BA in Economics from Tel Aviv University.

            • Tomer Raved


              Date of appointment: May 14, 2020

              Mr. Raved serves as Chief Executive Officer and as a director of B Communications Ltd. since January 2020. In the past decade, Mr. Raved has advised telecom, media and tech companies on M&A and capital raises and has completed transactions valued at over $300bn in aggregate with US and Israeli clients, such as Verizon, AT&T, Charter, Disney, IBM, KKR, Apollo and many others. Prior to joining B Communications, Mr. Raved was a Director and a Vice President at RBC Investment Bank. Previously, he was an Associate Director at UBS Investment Bank as well an Associate Attorney at FBC & Co.

              Mr. Raved has an MBA with specialization in Finance and Accounting from NYU Stern School of Business, as well as an L.L.B in Law and a B.A. in Economics from Tel-Aviv University.

              • Zeev Vurembrand

                External Director

                Date of appointment: September 3, 2017

                Membership of Board of Directors Committees:
                • Audit Committee
                • Compensation Committee
                • Financial statement review committee - Chairman

                Mr. Vurembrand has been a Bezeq director since September 3, 2017. Previously, he served as CEO of Meuhedet Health Services and CEO of Alon Holdings Blue Square – Israel Ltd. Mr. Vurembrand holds a BSc degree in Industrial Engineering and Management (with honors) from the Israel Institute of Technology.

                • Joseph Abergel

                  Employee Director

                  Date of appointment: January 14, 2020.

                  Since 2006, Mr. Abergel has served as Manager of Bezeq's Maintenance and Quality Service Department in the Technology and Network Division. Mr. Abergel received both his BSc in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science and MBA from Ben Gurion University.

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