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Prof. Dafna Schwartz, director of Teva ,TEVA

Prof. Dafna Schwartz

Prof. Dafna Schwartz joined Teva’s Board of Directors in December 2011.

Prof. Dafna Schwartz joined Teva’s Board of Directors in December 2011, serving as a statutory independent director under Israeli law. Since 1999, Prof. Schwartz has been a faculty member at Ben-Gurion University, where she is the head of the MBA track in Entrepreneurship and Hi-Tech Management at the Department of Business Administration and the director of the Bengis Center for Entrepreneurship and Hi-Tech Management, Faculty of Business and Management. Prof. Schwartz is an economic consultant in Israel and abroad. Prior to joining Ben-Gurion University in 1999, she was Director General of the Development Study Center. Prof. Schwartz currently serves as a member of the board of directors of Strauss Group Ltd. and Bank Hapoalim B.M. Previously, she served as a member of the board of directors of Oil Refineries Ltd. from 2007 to 2012, Rotem Industries Ltd. during 2012, Al-Bad Massuot Yitzhak Ltd. from 2010 to 2011 and from 1999 to 2004, Israel Discount Bank Ltd. from 2007 to 2010 and from 1995 to 2002 and others. Prof. Schwartz is a member of the Israel National Council for Research and Development and of the EU Expert Group on: Policy Relevant Research on Entrepreneurship and SME’s. Prof. Schwartz received a B.A. in Economics from Tel Aviv University in 1973, an M.Sc. in Agricultural Economics and Management from the Hebrew University in 1977 and a Ph.D. in Economics from the Hebrew University in 1990.