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Essence Group is inspiration at its best! From the development, design and manufacture of wireless security systems to family management self-installed kits, from Healthcare products to the world of Energy and Solar, the Essence group of companies.

Management

Dr. Haim Amir

Founder, CEO and Chairman of the Board

Dr. Haim Amir

Dr. Amir, innovator, entrepreneur, and a community activist, founded Essence in 1994, following technology leadership positions in global companies such as HP, Digital, and IBM, where he learned about business through hands-on experience. Dr. Amir holds a BSc in Electronics and MBA cum laude from the Technion, and a PhD in Computer Science and Electronics cum laude from the Naval Postgraduate School.
Yaniv Amir

President, Essence USA

Yaniv Amir

Mr. Amir founded Essence USA Inc. in 2012 and opened the North American region for Essence. He has over 13 years of experience in the Security and Care markets in management positions at technology companies. In 2013, the Worldwide Who’s Who organization proclaimed Yaniv Amir as the Executive of the year representing the Security Solutions Industry. He holds a BA and MSc Summa cum laude in Computer Science both from the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya, Israel.
Arik Bar

CFO

Arik Bar

Mr. Bar has been acting as Essence CFO for the past six years, responsible for all financial aspects. Bar has over 13 years of experience in Finance management roles, including experience with global listed companies on SEC and TASE. He holds a BA in Economics & Management & Accounting, and an MBA in Financial Management both from Tel Aviv University and is a Certified C.P.A.


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Rivka Amir

Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer

Rivka Amir

Hagai Enoch

SVP Operations and Strategic Partnerships

Hagai Enoch

Ohad Amir

SVP, Chief Technology Officer

Ohad Amir

Itzik Harpaz

VP R&D, Head of Cyber Division

Itzik Harpaz

Chaim Shechter

VP/GM Essence Smart Business

Chaim Shechter

Barak Katz

VP/GM Essence Smart Care

Barak Katz

Ronnie Nir

VP, Head of Essence Smart Living

Ronnie Nir

Gil Kremer

Chief Information Officer

Gil Kremer

Edith Bakst

Head of Quality

Edith Bakst

Rafi Zauer

Head of Marketing

Rafi Zauer