Dr. Gad Penini is a CPA and has spent over 40 years as a managing partner of the CPA firm Penini & Penini. He is also an experienced arbitrator and mediator and provides consulting services regarding financial, managerial, corporate governance, internal control and strategy. He serves as a director and Chair of the Financial Committee and until recently was also the Chair of the Audit Committee of Amot Ltd., which is listed on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange. He has also served as chairman and a board member of several other public and private companies. Dr. Penini was deputy mayor of the City of Ramat HaSharon and has a PhD in Business Administration and a Master of Laws (LL.M) from Bar Ilan University, Israel, a Masters in Science of Finance (MSF) from Baruch College CUNY and a BA in Economics and a BA in Accounting from Tel Aviv University.