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Amiaz Sagis

Owner and CEO of SAR 17 Consulting & Investments Ltd.

Until 1998

32 years of military service in the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF), at various positions in the fields of Technology, purchasing, development, supplying, logistics and construction.

For his last position in the IDF, Ami served as the head of the branch of logistics and technology, and held the rank of a Major-General. Ami was responsible for all of the purchasing, equipping, construction and development activities of the Israeli Ground Forces.

1998 – 2003

CEO and President of “Shufersal”, the biggest retail chain in Israel. Ami oversaw a comprehensive turnaround of the business and the company substantially strengthened its position as the leader in its field.

2003 – 2008

CEO of “Granite Hacarmel Investments”, one of Israel’s largest holding companies. The company is active in diverse markets such as energy, real estate, industry, water and sewerage systems infrastructure, ecology, tourism etc.
Responsibilities: Investment Projects Management in the field of infrastructure, in Israel and abroad; Management of the daughter companies’ activities, as well as managing investments in companies in Israel and abroad.

Served as the Chairman of the board of directors of the following subsidiaries:

  • Sonol – Oil marketing company
  • Supergas – Marketing and distribution of L.P.G
  • GES – Global Environmental Solutions.
  • Via Maris – Field of operation: Water desalinization project.
  • GAA – Global Automotive Agencies “Kenworth” trucks
  • Granite Properties – real estate assets
  • Tambour – Paint industry

2008 until today

Founder and CEO of SAR17 Consulting and Investments Ltd

Member of the board of directors in the following companies:

Senior Advisor to McKinsey & Company Israel

Business development consultancy:

  • IT
  • Energy
  • Logistics
  • Automotive
  • Efficiency
  • Retail
  • Business development

Representation of:

  • Gentex Corporation
  • Supply Core Inc’
  • Ops-Core
  • Oshkosh Defense
  • VSE Corporation
  • Transaero Inc’

Education:

  • B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, Israeli Institute of Technology “Technion”, Haifa, Israel
  • M.A. in Political Sciences, University of Haifa, Israel