Tidhar’s management backbone is comprised of the finest professionals in real estate in Israel, who share a similar vision and value set, and who are the basis of the Group’s success.
Gil founded Tidhar, together with Arye Bachar, in 1993, after serving in the IDF as the Operations Officer of Sayeret Matkal. Thanks to the pair’s far-reaching vision, Tidhar became the largest private real estate group in Israel and one of the six leading real estate companies in Israel. The Group initiates, constructs and manages many projects in Israel and around the world. Gil was born in 1964 and is married with five children. Since 2016 he serves as Chairman and Chief Business Officer of Tidhar.
Among his other accusation Gil rides road bikes.
Chairman of Tidhar Group
Arye, who is currently President of the Group, founded Tidhar in 1993 together with Gil Geva, and brought to the partnership 14 years of experience in project supervision and management. Thanks to the vision of the two founders, Tidhar became the largest private real estate group in Israel. Arye is a graduate of the Technion and has a degree in civil engineering. He is currently considered one of the leading professionals in the industry. He is married, has 3 children and lives in Tel Aviv. Arye is responsible for planning all the Group’s projects abroad and personally accompanies the planning and construction processes in significant or unique projects. Every time he is asked, Arye says there is no chance he would choose to do anything else. His great love is planning and building. And yet he has time to serve as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the “Larger than Life” organization. When he has time off, he goes on trips in Israel and abroad, reads and watches movies.
President of Tidhar Group, Director and Founder
Mark joined Tidhar as a Director in 2005 after a professional career on Wall Street as one of the first traders in the foreign financial derivatives market. He was born in 1961, has an MBA in Business Administration, is married and has three children. Together with Gil Geva and Arye Bachar, he formulated the strategy of Tidhar which leads the Group to this day. Mark is an avid Zionist, who sees his role in Tidhar first as a mission and an opportunity to take part in building the country. He loves golf, nature tours, cycling and reading.
Rachel, joined Tidhar in 2020. Prior to joining the group, she served for two years as CEO and director of the profitable real estate company, Gazit Globe and eight years as CEO and director, as well as deputy chairman of Atrium European Real Estate, a foreign public company controlled by Gazit Globe.
For the past two decades, she has served as president and CEO of international real estate companies as well as a director of other public companies.
Currently she also serves as an external director in companies: Phoenix, Hadera Paper and AFI Properties.
Rachel holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a specialization in finance, with accounting certification, and a master’s degree in business administration from Northwestern University in Chicago.
Rachel currently lives in Givatayim. She is married to Mark and is the mother of two daughters.
Her spare time is devoted to her family, and various sports.
Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors
Iris joined the Tidhar Group as a consultant and member of the board of directors in 2021, after a series of senior and diverse positions both in Israel and in the global marketplace.
She served as Executive Vice President of the global leadership team at Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd., CEO of the McCann Israel Group, CEO Lever Israel at Unilever, VP of Marketing and Content at Orange-Partner, and in a variety of managerial positions at Strauss.
Today she is a Business Development Consultant, working on strategy formation and execution at C-level. In addition she serves as a member of the board of directors at the Danel Group, at Tempo Beverages Ltd, and members of the investment committee at Alive HeatlhTech Fund
Iris holds a degree in economics from Haifa University and a master’s degree in business administration from Bar-Ilan University. She resides in Zichron Ya’akov.