Mr. Abercohen has served as Shufersal’s CEO since 2012.
Prior to his appointment as CEO, Mr. Abercohen was Shufersal’s VP Operations and Supply Chain for eight years; before that, he served as manager of the chain’s neighborhood stores and manager of the Haifa and Northern region.
Before joining Shufersal, Mr. Abercohen served in a number of senior positions in the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF), mostly in combat roles. He retired as a colonel. His last posting was IDF attaché and Head of the Ministry of Defense delegation to Switzerland.
Mr. Abercohen has a BA and MA in Political Science from the University of Haifa, and is a graduate of Israel’s Command and Staff College and of the United States Army Command and General Staff College.