Zehavit Cohen is a managing partner and the Office Head of Apax Partners Israel Ltd. Zehavit has both led and participated in a number of key deals including Bezeq, Tnuva, Psagot, Paradigm, Syneron Candela Max Stick, Global E and 3M. Zehavit serves as a board member to a number of Apax portfolio companies and previously chaired both the Tnuva and Psagot boards of directors.
Prior to joining Apax Partners 16 years ago, Zehavit was Deputy Director General of IDB Holdings and Chief Financial Officer of the IDB Group. In the past, she served as VP at Chase Manhattan Bank and was a part of the International Department of Mergers and Acquisitions at the international accounting firm Coopers & Lybrand.
Zehavit holds a BA in Accounting from Duquesne University; an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh, and an MA from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.