Ilan Ben Yair from Dona Engineering and Construction Company Ltd.
Ilan Ben Yair מחברת Dona Engineering and Construction Company Ltd.

Ilan Ben Yair


Year of Birth: 1967
Email: [email protected]
Fields: Finance management and business development in entrepreneurship and execution for residence, commerce, hospitality, and employment in a variety of companies in the real estate industry over 20 years
Position: CFO
Past positions: CFO, Zarfati Shimon Group (9 years); CFO, "Avivi Kitchens"
Education: Accountant - Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting and Finance; LL.M. for CPA
Member in: CPA - Board of Certified Public Accountants; Member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Israel
Community Activity: Member of the board and authorized signatory of the Maccabi Ashdod Basketball Association in the National Basketball League
Languages: Hebrew, English
Military rank: Major in Res.

What recent key move did you lead?
Business development while entering new areas of activity in synergy with the real estate industry. Integration of a financial system, characterization, and developments specific to the world of real estate.

What are the company's strongest attributes?
Financial stability, phenomenal performance ability in large volumes of activity, creative thinking, and synergy unique to the various fields.

Which of the company's recent key moves will lead to it becoming stronger over the next few years?
Urban renewal of large complexes/neighborhoods as an engine of growth in the absence of sufficient land marketing by the government for the free market in general and demand areas in particular. The company utilizes the vast knowledge and experience in one place (the company has an unlimited contractor classification C5) which provides peace of mind and security to the apartment owners who benefit from a comprehensive, high-quality, and professional service.

Expanding the areas of activity to a broad mix of uses (residential, commercial, and employment), including housing for long-term rent, while integrating the knowledge and vast experience.

What are the main challenges facing the company in the next few years?
Maintaining the quality of workmanship despite significant growth rates in the scope of activity in the various segments, while leading the market. Recruiting quality and professional workers in the field of execution is a challenging task. This is a field that longs for professional workers with a long-term employment horizon.

What would you recommend an up and coming executive?
In-depth learning and understanding of the company's DNA while integrating the knowledge and experience gained over the years.

What should one remember during hardships?
That the difficulties that pile up along the way, are fertile ground for opportunities for breakthroughs while thinking outside the box.