Israel Board

Beit Ruth - Michal Ogolnik

Michal Ogolnik
Board Chair

Michal manages the Board's strategic input on Beit Ruth's financials and public relations and development within Israel. She has extensive experience working for the Israeli government, including as Head of Bureau of the Israeli Prime Minister.

Following directorial roles within major energy companies, Michal has been the External Affairs & Businesses Operation Director for MSD (known as Merck & Co in the US and Canada), a global innovative and ethical pharmaceutical and healthcare corporate, since 2012.

Michal is a passionate champion of women and girls' rights and enhanced leadership and socio-economic opportunities for women. She holds an Executive MBA from Tel Aviv University and a BA in Media Studies & Management.

Dr. David J. Portowicz

Igal Dekel

Dr. Michal Rotem

Ronit Bar-Chen

Yael Borovich*

* of Blessed Memory