Adv. Rona Orlicky
Co-founder and CEO
Rona is one of the co-founders of DryGair Energies Ltd. and the company’s CEO since it was established.
Rona has over 20 years of business, legal and financial experience in leading infrastructure and innovative ventures, taking a significant part in such projects from their foundation throughout all stages of business development. Rona held various positions in various companies (legal advisor, CEO, director or investor). Amongst her fields of expertise are international submarine telecommunication systems, gas exploration, BOT infrastructure ventures and start-up companies.
Mr. Ziv Shaked
VP Marketing & Sales
Ziv is DryGair’s VP Marketing & Sales. Ziv acts as the liaison between DryGair’s headquarter and its worldwide distributors and subsidiaries.
He has nearly 20 years of experience in international marketing and sales, development of distribution channels worldwide, building strategic partnerships, and promoting Israeli Hi-Tech companies and agro-technologies in the international arena. In the last few years he has been focused on advancing innovative agriculture technologies.
Mrs. Alona Ron-Snir
Business Development Manager
Alona is DryGair’s Business Development manager. Responsible for international cooperation and business partnerships,
she promotes government’s support and regulation and manages DryGair’s projects worldwide. She has over 15 years experience in company valuation, building financial models, and preparing business plans. She specializes in economic analysis of companies, potential projects, and markets. Alona managed the economic division in the Israel Export & International Cooperation Institute, and these days she is also a teacher.
Mrs. Hadar Fuchs-Rubal
Head of N. America region
Hadar is DryGair’s Head of North America region.
Her experience includes economic and business analysis and consulting for the private and public sectors, mainly on environmental and agricultural subjects. Hadar started at DryGair as economy and marketing manager. She developed develops economic models with optimization methods. In her work, she incorporates all relevant factors including, world market analysis with focus on energy and agriculture.
Mrs. Yanor Yazma
Yanor is an agronomist who works with current and interested DryGair growers to fit and optimize implementation of DryGair solution to meet their needs.
She has worked on farms in both Israel and the United States, specializing in implementing integrated pest management strategies with low environmental impacts. She has also managed an urban farm, growing food and educating about agriculture and sustainability.
Eng. Dan Peltinov
Co-founder and Head of R&D
Dan is the head of DryGair’s R&D. He designed the first DryGair unit and was part of the prototype testing team.
Since then, Dan has developed and adapted DryGair units to answer the requirements of different greenhouses and growers. In the last 10 years, he has worked as a mechanical engineer and as project manager, developing refrigeration and air-treatment systems for different sectors such as agriculture, blood centers, and cold storage.
Mr. Nir Esquira
Marketing & Communication
Nir is a member of DryGair’s Marketing & Sales team.
Using his Agribusiness experience, he is responsible for developing the company’s marketing network worldwide and its online and offline presence.
Nir has Working experience as an agro – economic business consultant, greenhouse construction project manager and business development for a small seeds company.
Nir has a B.A in business management from Tel-Aviv University.
Mr. Shabtai Cohen
Shabtai is DryGair’s Agronomist. Since 1988 a senior researcher at the Ramat Negev & Mop Darom (R&D South).
Shabtai conducted extensive research in arid lands agriculture. He developed the organic greenhouse industry in the south of Israel, and was responsible for the management of the R&D’s vegetable department. Since 2002, he has become an integral part of the design and establishment department of new agronomic projects around the world.
Mr. Cohen was awarded the Agritech prize for life work by the Minister of Agriculture and the MASHOV prize for Excellency in Agricultural Research.
Dr. Avraham (Avi) Arbel
Head of the Department of Growth,
Production & Environmental Engineering at the A.R.O.
Dr. Arbel invented DryGair’s concept, as part of his continuous research in controlled environment in agriculture.
Avi has a Ph.D. in Engineering from the Department of Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer, Tel Aviv University. He is the head of the Department of Growth, Production and Environmental Engineering at the A.R.O and a senior researcher. He develops and researches advanced technologies for climate control inside greenhouses and livestock housing. Dr. Arbel received “Scientist of the Year 2011” for his unique innovative achievements to solve humidity problems inside greenhouses- the solution is applied throughout the globe. For more information: www.agri.gov.il/en/people/711.aspx