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 academic studies, 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. Recently he established Krausz USA, a fully-owned US subsidiary, in December 2013, 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

Avi has over 30 years of experience in the water industry. Prior to coming to Krausz, he worked in the fields of electronics, QA and C&C.

As VP development and engineering at Krausz, he is responsible for developing and creating innovative products for the water and sewage industry, with more than 60 original patents. He is in charge of research & development, developing new products and technologies, development and implementation of new manufacturing processes and machinery.

Avi is a graduate of Tel Aviv University in Practical Engineering.

SHAI ATTIAS – CFO

Shai has over 15 years of experience as a CFO during which he gained substantial experience in industrial, commercial, private and public companies.

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 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 DEVELOPMENT

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 is responsible for managing global business development activities, marketing and product management as well as oversees sales in the North American market. 

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.

MICHA KIMCHI — COO

Micha has over 20 years of serving industrial companies with a wide international spread.
As Krausz COO, Micha is responsible for implementing Operational Excellence within the company.
With his comprehensive vision of Operational Management, combined with customer-oriented experience, Micha brings a significant contribution to the growth of Krausz industries.

Micha holds a BSc. in Industrial and Management Engineering from the Ben Gurion University and an MBA From the Ono Academy institute.

IRIS TAMIR – VP HUMAN RESOURCES

With more than 20 years proven experience in HR senior roles, Iris heads Krausz human resources. She has led human resources initiatives across both startups and global corporations, developing HR strategy, implementing organizational processes, and managing staffing and budget resources. Iris has initiated organizational changes, including the oversight of aspects of mergers and acquisitions and establishment of talent and leadership development programs.

Iris holds a B.A. in Behavioral Science from Ben Gurion University and an M.A in Organizational Sociology from Bar Ilan University.

 

DROR LEV – SALES & MARKETING MANAGER, EUROPE

Dror is considered a leading expert in product applications. He has been with Krausz for 20 years and has acquired considerable field and training experience in the water industry, before going into sales.

He heads the activity vs. Krausz's European distributors, local market sales in Israel, as well as developing new markets.