Dr. Hugo R. Chaufan – Chairman of the Board

Dr. Hugo R. Chaufan has been serving as Chairman of the Arad group since 2001. Dr Chaufan has more than 40 years of experience in both financial and senior management roles. Among others, he held a number of executive positions in Israel Chemicals, a leading multinational fertilizer and specialty chemicals company, and investment company Isal Amlat Investments.

Prior to that, he held a number of senior positions in Israel’s Ministry of Finance.

Dr. Chaufan holds degrees in Accountancy and Certified Accountancy, and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Litoral, Argentina.


Gabi Yankovitz – Arad Group’s CEO

Gabi Yankovitz serves as Chief Executive Officer of the Arad Group since 2004 and has led the company’s successful global expansion.

Prior to his appointment as the group’s CEO, Mr. Yankovitz held a number of positions in Arad Group, including serving as Chief Financial Officer from 1999.

Mr. Yankovitz holds a Bachelors degree in Economics and Business Administration from the Technion – Israel’s prestigious Institute of Technology


Nitzan Cohen- CEO of Arad Ltd.

Nitzan Cohen has served as chief executive officer of Arad Ltd. since 2005.

Nitzan  joined  Arad in 1999 as a VP for Operations and after three years relocated to Dallas Texas to serve in a similar position at Arad’s North American subsidiary, Master Meter Inc.

Nitzan holds a BSc in Industrial Engineering from Tel Aviv University and an MBA from Haifa University.


Jerry Potter – President of Master Meter

Jerry Potter has been serving as President and CEO of Master Meter, Arad Group’s North American arm, since 1984. Jerry, who has been in working in the water meter industry since 1972, joined the company in 1982. During his tenure, the company has experienced tremendous growth and shown an industry-leading introduction of new technologically advanced products.

Jerry holds a BBA from the University of North Texas.


Isaac Navarro- CEO of Contazara

Isaac Navarro has served as Chief Executive Officer of Contazara, S.A. since 2012.
Isaac joined Contazara in 1996 and Arad Group in 2009.
Prior his appointment as Contazara’s CEO, Isaac served in several positions in Contazara including QEHS and Technical Director. During these years, he led the technological evolution and the excellence performance of the company.
Isaac holds a Degree in Industrial Technical Engineering from Zaragoza University and an Executive MBA.