Ariel Hasson is a strategic thinker and high-qualified financial expert with an experience of nearly 20 years in corporate finances, assets management, business and retail banking, as well as emerging markets’ investments. He started his carrier at the Boston Consulting Group and subsequently joined Bank Hapoalim – Israel’s largest bank, as chief advisor to the CEO and later as Executive Vice President, Head of Emerging Markets Banking. Since 2010, Ariel is part of Dutch Kardan N.V., a company active in real estate, water infrastructure and financial services in emerging markets. He has been responsible for Kardan N.V. Financial Services division and served as the CEO of TBIF Financial Services – the owner of tbi bank. His leadership produced a significant turnaround that brought the company’s banking and retail lending activities to sustainable profitability. In April 2016 he was appointed as CEO of Kardan N.V.
Ariel holds a BA in management and economics from the Tel Aviv University as well as an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at the Northwestern University (Illinois, US). He is married and has two children.