Management Team

Amir Schlachet Management
Amir Schlachet Management

Amir Schlachet

Co-founder, CEO

Amir has an extensive technology background, having served for 11 years in various elite technological units of the Israeli Defense Forces, including as the commander of the “Talpiot“ elite technological military-academy program (ranked Major).
Before co-founding Global-e, Amir served as SVP and strategic advisor to the CEO of Bank Hapoalim, Israel’s largest bank, a position he gained after several years as a management consultant with McKinsey & Company.
Amir holds an MBA from INSEAD (first in his class), M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the Tel-Aviv University and a B.Sc. in Maths, Physics and Computer Science from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.
Shahar Tamari management
Shahar Tamari management

Shahar Tamari

Co-founder, COO

Shahar is a seasoned veteran of the payments and internet industry.
Before co-founding Global-e, he served as the VP and Head of e-payments for 888 Holdings (LSE: 888.L), one of the largest online gaming companies in the world. Prior to joining 888 Holdings, Shahar worked for seven years as Head of e-Banking Business Development with Bank Hapoalim, Israel’s largest bank.
He holds a M.Sc. in Technology Management & Information Systems and a B.A. in Business Administration, both from the Tel-Aviv University.
Nir Debbi management
Nir Debbi management

Nir Debbi

Co-founder, President

Nir has vast experience in strategic planning and business development, working for over 10 years in managerial positions in the high-tech and financial sectors.
Before co-founding Global-e, Nir served as SVP and Head of Strategy and Business Development at Bank Hapoalim, Israel’s largest bank, following a term as Head of Retail Strategy.
He holds an MBA and a B.Sc. in Economics, both from the Tel-Aviv University.
Neil Kuschel
Neil Kuschel

Neil Kuschel

CEO Europe

Neil Kuschel is CEO Europe for Global-e, having joined the company in November 2017. He holds responsibility for all European Functions, including Business Development, Operations, Customer Account Management and Project Implementations.
Prior to joining Global-e, Neil had a 20-year career with DHL, working in Europe, Middle East and Africa, culminating with VP Sales for DHL UK, where he held responsibility for all UK sales activities, including Telesales, Field sales and Key Accounts and E-commerce.
He holds a BA (Hons) Degree in Economics from the University of Sheffield, UK.
Matthew Merrilees
Matthew Merrilees

Matthew Merrilees

CEO North America

Matt leads Global-e’s growing North American-based team and has extensive experience in the cross-border world. He previously served as the Global Managing Director of Sales at FedEx Cross Border, and prior to that, Matt worked at DHL Express US for 10 years. During his time at DHL he held many roles, from field sales to leading DHL’s National Account Segment in the Northeast US.
Matt holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Fairfield University with a focus in Business Management.
Eden Zaharoni
Eden Zaharoni
Eden has over 15 years of experience in software development, specialising in large scale systems, online payment processing and web technologies.
Before joining Global-e, Eden was CTO of Snoox, a social recommendation platform funded by BBDO group, and VP R&D of Cent2Cent, an online monetisation startup. He also held several management positions at 888 Holdings (LSE: 888.L) one of the largest online gaming companies in the world. In his latest position at 888, Eden was responsible for the management 888’s online payments systems development.
Ofer Koren
Ofer Koren
Ofer has over 20 years of experience in finance and business strategy. Before joining Global-e, Ofer served in several Strategy and Business Development roles at Bank Hapoalim, Israel’s largest bank. In his last role at the bank, Ofer served as the CFO & Deputy CEO, where among other things he led the successful IPO of Isracard, the bank's credit card subsidiary, on the Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange. Prior to Bank Hapoalim, Ofer was a partner in Deloitte-Monitor Management Consulting (previously Trigger-Foresight), where he specialized in finance and strategy. Ofer holds an MBA from the Tel-Aviv University and a B.Sc. in Economics from the Haifa University.
ran
ran

Ran Fridman

Chief Revenue Officer

Ran Fridman is Global-e’s Chief Revenue Officer, overseeing all sales and customer success activities around the globe. Ran brings with him a wealth of both global sales and business leadership experience in the high-tech industry. Before joining Global-e, Ran served as the global VP Sales of Allot (NASDAQ: ALLT), leading the expansion and scaling of the sales organization worldwide. Prior to that, Ran spent more than 16 years in multiple global sales positions, 12 of them at Nokia (NYSE: NOK), where he held numerous roles within senior global management, sales, and sales support. Ran holds a B.A degree in Computer Science from the Tel-Aviv University.
Ira
Ira

Ira Vinitsky

EVP Product

Ira has over 10 years of experience in both start-up and public multinational hi-tech companies, holding positions such as Software Developer, Project Manager and Product Manager.
Before joining Global-e, Ira has also led product and project teams at Playtech (AIM: PTEC.L) and WIX (NASDAQ: WIX).
Cum Laude graduate of Tel Aviv University in Political Science and East-Asian Studies, holds a Master Degree in Information Technology from Clark University.
Yael Geffen
Yael Geffen

Yael Geffen

VP Human Resource

Yael has over 10 years of experience in both private and public companies. Her areas of expertise include, building teams from zero in fast-paced environments, managing extensive organizational changes, implementing strategies for talent acquisition, employee experience, compensation, performance management and cultural development. Prior to joining Global-e, Yael worked at Edward CardioBand as Head of HR and led the integration of Valtech Cardio after it was acquired by Edwards Lifesciences (NYSE: EW). Yael holds a MA degree in Organizational Development and a BA in Communication and Management both from the College of Management, Israel.