Board of Directors
Anatoly has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Ability since 1994. Mr. Hurgin has served as Chief Executive Officer of Active Intelligence Labs Ltd., a company that develops solutions for the cyber security market, since August 2011, and Chief Executive Officer of UAB Communication Technologies Ltd., a company formed for the purpose of purchasing equipment from a Cypriote supplier, since September 2013. Mr. Hurgin holds a Master’s degree in radio electronics from the High Military College of Radio-electronics of Air Defense Troops in Vilnius, Lithuania.
Alexander has served as the Chief Technology Officer of Ability since 1994. Mr. Aurovsky holds a Master’s degree in radio electronics from the Bonch-Bruevich Saint Petersburg State University of Telecommunications in Russia.
Brigadier General (Ret.) Yair Cohen
Independent director, member of the Compensation and Nominating Committees
Mr. Cohen was appointed to the Board in July 2017. Mr. Cohen is an advisor for Cyber & Intelligence with 32 years of military service in the IDF. In his last position in the military, Mr. Cohen headed the IDF’s Cyber and Sigint Intelligence unit (8200). Since his retirement from the military in 2005, Mr. Cohen has held numerous positions in Israeli technology companies, in addition to being a director in several companies. From 2005 to 2009, Mr. Cohen was Vice President of Elron Electronic Industries Ltd., Nasdaq traded. From 2006 to 2009, Mr. Cohen was Chairman of ECtel also Nasdaq traded. From 2009 to 2015, Mr. Cohen established and was the first CEO of the Cyber Division in Elbit Systems Ltd. (Nasdaq: ESLT), the largest non-governmental defense company in Israel. From 2015 to 2016 Mr. Cohen served as the CEO of the investment fund PeriTech for Investment and Technology and he currently serves on the board of a number of portfolio companies. Mr. Cohen also currently serves as director in Electra Consumer Products 1970 and Infinity Funds Ltd. Mr. Cohen holds a BA degree from Bar Ilan University in Jewish History and Arabic Language and Literature and MA degree from ICAF, in the National Defense University (NDU), Washington DC, in Management of National Resources, and is currently teaching Cyber for MA in Tel Aviv University and Bar Ilan University.
Audit Committee Chair, member of the Compensation and Nominating Committees
Mr. Dan was appointed to the board in July 2017. Mr. Dan is an entrepreneur with global experience in various financial and business management. Mr. Dan’s experience includes strategic planning, accounting and control, investments and business development, mergers and acquisitions, re-engineering and spin-offs. He served as a director in Pangae Israel Ltd. and Amir-Marketing & Investment in Agriculture Ltd. Mr. Dan served as economic and financial advisor and managing director in ICTS International N.V., an international company in the field of security. Mr. Dan provided strategic and financial consultation to corporations in Israel and overseas. Mr. Dan is a CPA in Israel and holds an MBA from Pace University, New York.
Nominating Committee Chair, member of the Compensation and Audit Committees
Mr. Granot was appointed to the board in July 2017. Mr. Granot served with IDF Special Forces, retired as a Major and joined the Mossad at 1982 as field operative, was nominated at 2002 as head of a certain division of the organization and at 2005 as deputy director, retired at 2007. During his tenure with the Mossad, Mr. Granot accumulated considerable managerial and intelligence experience in various fields relevant to the Company’s activities. Since his retirement from the Mossad, Mr. Granot worked as the CEO of a subsidiary of Bronfman-Fisher group of companies in Israel. He was involved in various fields of business in Africa and China, such as obtaining mining license on behalf of a Canadian firm Tau Capital and representing Israeli security companies.
Compensation Committee Chair, member of the Audit and Nominating Committees
Ms. Beladev was appointed to the board in July 2017. Ms. Beladev is an independent attorney, mostly practicing commercial and real estate law. She has served as director in several public, government owned, and private companies in Israel. She has significant corporate governance experience. Ms. Beladev serves as a member in several committees of the Israeli Bar Association.