A global executive with more than 30 years national and international experience in all aspects of organization management, Arik’s is a seasoned professional in fields of sales & marketing, value creation, revenue & equity growth and global operations.
Arik spent three decades at Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., culminating with his role as Head of Teva Generic Systems, responsible for all of Teva’s backend units and processes. During his 30 years at Teva, Arik was directly responsible for multi-billion dollar P&L’s, developed a deep understanding of financing and taxation (local and international), oversaw R&D activities and managed complex global operation networks. Within the framework of Teva’s corporate social responsibility program, Arik served as Executive VP of Institutional & Community Affairs at Teva.
Arik has broad management experience at all levels (small teams to organizations with over 25,000 employees), with emphasis on identifying, developing and grooming human talent both through developed, formal HR processes as well as informal means.
Arik served for 10 years in the IDF as a pilot in the Air Force. He currently holds the rank of Lieutenant Colonel (res.)
Arik received his B.A. in Economics and International Relations and M.A. and in Economics from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.