management team

DANNY KRAUSZ – CEO

Danny Krausz is the CEO and owner of Krausz Industries. He is a third generation Krausz in the company, the grandson of Armin Krausz who founded the company in Europe in the 1920’s and the son of Eliezer (Lalo) Krausz who founded the company together with Armin Krausz, managed and developed the company through several decades in Israel.

Joining the firm immediately after completing his military service, Danny has gained considerable hands-on experience in all facets of production, engineering, product development and management. He has been CEO since 1997 at Krausz Industries. In December 2013 he established Krausz USA, a fully-owned US subsidiary, and acts as its CEO, in addition to his duties at Krausz Industries.

Danny Krausz holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and philosophy from Tel Aviv University.

AVI CHIPROOT — VP ENGINEERING AND R&D

With over 27 years of experience, Avi is a recognized expert in the water and sewage industry. He is known for his expertise in product development and is responsible for Krausz’s technological and product innovations and patents. Avi has extensive experience in quality assurance, supply chain solutions and marketing. His in depth knowledge of the water, gas and sewage industries worldwide, together with his business development skills and analytical capabilities of market needs have helped make Krausz’ products market leaders.

SHAI ATTIAS – CFO

As the company’s CFO, Shai is responsible for managing all financial, commercial, accounting, pricing and reporting matters, along with insurance control and risk management at Krausz and at its US subsidiary. Shai has over 15 years of experience as a CFO during which he gained substantial experience in industrial, commercial, private and public companies.

Shai is certified as a CPA by the Israel Auditors’ Council and holds a BA in Accounting and Business Administration and an MBA specializing in finance.

CALANIT BAR-AM – VP MARKETING & BUSINESS DEVELOPEMNT

Calanit has over 15 years of broad international business experience integrating strategic planning and execution, marketing and sales in various sectors, including high-tech, industrial and water. Her professional achievements include establishment of joint ventures and collaboration agreements with international partners, establishment of operations in new markets, and management of successful M&A processes.

Calanit holds a BA in Economics and an MBA, both from Tel-Aviv University; and a PhD in Economic Geography from the University of California Davis.

MALLY BITTON – VP HUMAN RESOURCES

Mally is a seasoned HR professional responsible for our human resources and employee welfare. At Krausz, we believe our employees are the single most important company asset, as such Mally is a critical member of our management team. She works to ensure that our staff has the environment, training and skills necessary to excel within their position in order to maintain the excellence Krausz is known for. Mally holds a BA in Economics and Statistics with a specialization in Human Resource Management.

TAL GORDON - VP OPERATIONS

Tal has vast experience in the industrial world, starting some 20 years ago at Intel, holding various positions in engineering and manufacturing management. He then continued his professional career at the aerospace industry in management positions, including manufacturing, marketing and operations management.

Tal holds an MBA from Ono Academic College, a BA in management from Beer Sheva University and a practical engineering degree from Tel Aviv University.

DROR LEV – SALES & MARKETING MANAGER, EUROPE

Dror has been with Krausz for 20 years and has acquired considerable field experience in the water industry before going into sales. He is considered a leading expert in product applications. He heads the activity vs. Krausz European existing distributors, local market sales in Israel, as well as developing new markets.