Yael Elbaz-Roiter, Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries LTD
Odelia Pollak, ESOP - EXCELLENCE
Shachar Porat, Herzog Fox & Neeman

Danyle Anderson, Global Equity Organization



On 15 September 2022, GEO was pleased to host attendees at GEO's Israel Chapter Meeting. Thank you to everyone who attended, as well as to our speakers and event sponsors for their support.

Stay tuned for more information on upcoming activities in the Israel region.



Highlights from 15 September 2022

Equity Plans Going Global

Global equity compensation is complex, challenging, and ever-changing.
Whether you are private, public or considering an IPO abroad. Feel like you are missing information or struggling with something? Wish to know what your peers are doing? Wonder what is needed before being public? Join us on the Israeli GEO chapter meeting and hear from equity experts across the globe.

Presented by:
Among the presenters - AON, OPCO, Deloitte US, CompIntelligence, and local companies private pre-IPO and public post IPO


Highlights from 28 December 2020

GEO's Israel Chapter Meeting

Equity Awards: Aspects of Covid-19


Yael Elbaz Roiter, Director, Head of Teva Stock Plans Management and Recognition Program – Teva

Equity Retention Strategies During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Odelia Pollak, CEO – ESOP-EXCELLENCE; Yael Elbaz Roiter, Director, Head of Teva Stock Plans Management and Recognition Program – Teva

Adapting to Uncertainty – The Legal Aspects of Changes to Equity Compensation
Shachar Porat, Partner – Herzog Fox & Neeman; Yair Benjamini, Partner – Benjamini & Co.

Crises Driven Innovation - from Lemonade to Banana Shake
Dafna Cosidoy, Head of Consulting – Quatro


Highlights from 10 November 2019

GEO's Israel Chapter Meeting

Show Me The Money! Optimizing employee equity in growth companies
More mature Israeli start-ups raising bigger amounts of money has strengthened in recent years. These mature companies which often target and IPO or mega-merger as their preferred exit strategy, face unique challenges when attempting to incentivize their employee population with equity awards. Join us in discussing the journey from private to public, M&A transactions, offering employees liquidity before an exit and more.

Welcome and Introduction
Yael Elbaz Roiter, Director, Head of Teva Stock Plan Management and Recognition Program - Teva; Shachar Porat, Partner, Head of Equity Compensaition Department - Herzog Fox & Neeman

Scale-up nation
Kerem Nevo, Head of Government Relations - WIX / Leads the Israeli growth forum

The story of Datorama
Dorit Bruner, former VP Finance and Anat Gil, Director, Employee Successs - Datorama (a SalesForce Company)

The effect of long-term growth on incentivizing employees
Debbie Kahal, VP and General Counsel - eToro

The journey from private to public
Benny Vazana, VP Finance and Yaniv Shiryon - Tufin

Panel: Mature Companies - Hear the Experts
Moderator: Odelia Pollak, CEO - ESOP - EXCELLENCE; Hadar Kiryati, Partner & CFO - Genesis / CFO - vCita; Oren Hagay, Tax Partner - EY Israel; Dikla Aharoni, Head of Finance - Elastifile (acquired by Google); Yair Benjamini, Partner - Benjamini & Co.

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Highlights from 10 March 2019

GEO's Israel Chapter Meeting

5X5 – Experts Ted Talks
Presented by:
Dikla Reznik-Erez, Stock Based Compensation Tax Leader Executive Director, EY Israel
Sagit Shoval-Moked, Partner, Tax and Executive Compensation Department, Goldfarb Seligman & Co.,
   Law Offices
Ben Sandler, Partner, Yigal Arnon & Co., Law firm
Keren Shitrit, Partner, Meitar Liquornik Geva Leshem Tal, Law Offices
Vered Kirshner, Tax Partner, COO International Tax Cluster, PwC

Private Companies Panel
Presented by:
Odelia Pollak, CEO, ESOP-EXCELLENCE (Moderator)
Meir Halberstam, CFO, StoreDot
Moshe Zoller, CFO, Mantis Vision
Debbie Kahal, VP and General Counsel, eToro
Limor Schwartz, CFO, Sygnia
Shai Leader, EMEA Regional Stock Plans Manager, Intel

Public Companies Panel
Presented by:
Shachar Porat, Partner - Head of Equity Compensation Department, Herzog Fox & Neeman (Moderator)
Ronit Zdroyevsky, Head of Compensation & Benefits, Amdocs
Hagit Ynon, Corporate VP Finance, Nice
Yael Elbaz Roiter, Director, Head of Teva Stock Plans Management and Recognition Program, Teva
Shelley Mittelpunkt, CFO Israel, eBay

Teva Stars - Recognition in your fingertip
Presented by:
Yael Elbaz Roiter, Director, Head of Teva Stock Plans Management and Recognition Program, Teva

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