Arik Shteinberg

Chairman of the Board
Arik Shteinberg has been a member of the REE board of directors since 2018. Mr. Shteinberg serves on the board of directors of Leumi Partners Ltd., as a director in Paz Oil Company Ltd., and as a director at Axilion Ltd. He also serves on the board of trustees of the Academic College of Tel-Aviv-Yaffo. Mr. Shteinberg served from 2006 to 2010 as chairman of the board of directors of Psagot Investment House, Ltd., as well as other companies in the Psagot Group, overseeing their business strategies. Mr. Shteinberg served as Chairman of York Capital, and on the board of directors of the Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange. Between 1999 and 2003, Mr. Shteinberg was Chief Executive Officer of Ilanot Batucha Investment House from the IDB Group, as well as a director of Maalot (the Israeli affiliate of Standard & Poor’s). Prior to that, Mr. Shteinberg served as Chief Executive Officer of Etgar-Portfolio Management Trust Co., owned by Bank Mizrahi-Tefahot. He also served on the advisory boards of Mobileye Technologies and Novotrans Group SA. Mr. Shteinberg holds a Bachelor of Arts in economics from Tel-Aviv University.

Michal Marom-Brikman

Michal Marom-Brikman specializes in financial and business structures, business deals and corporate governance. Ms. Brikman has significant experience on public company boards; she is on the board of Partner Communications Co. (NASDAQ: PTNR) and is a board member of the Ichilov Medical Center & Hospital and a member of its investment committee. Ms. Brikman also served as Co-Founder and CFO of Linkury Technology International Group and as a professional assistant to the president of the CPA Institute in Israel and was chairman of the audit committee of the Halman Aldubi investment house. Ms. Brikman serves as a director in the following firms: Union Bank, Spectronix, Naaman Vardinon, Biomedix incubator, ADO group, Arko holdings, Algomizer and Dan Transportation. Ms. Brikman holds an MA in finance from the Baruch College of Management, NYU and a BA from the College of Management Academic Studies in Israel.

Hari Nair
Hari Nair has served on REE’s board of directors since 2019. Mr. Nair is a global technology investor and corporate advisor with over thirty years of experience in the automotive and commercial vehicle industry. He is Chief Executive Officer of Anitar Investments LLC. Since 2019, Mr. Nair has served as Investment Committee Member for Vasuki Investments. Since 1987, Mr. Nair held numerous executive positions at Tenneco Inc., including serving as the company’s Chief Operating Officer from 2010 to 2015. Prior to that he served as a senior financial analyst at General Motors Corporation. Mr. Nair currently serves on the board of directors at Musashi Seimitsu Industry, and Owens-Illinois and as chairman of Sintercom India Ltd. He previously served as a board member for Delphi Technologies PLC from 2017 to 2020 and Tenneco’s board of directors from 2009 until 2015. Mr. Nair holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Bradley University and a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame.
Daniel Barel
Daniel Barel has been the Chief Executive Officer of REE since 2013. Mr. Barel is a serial entrepreneur who founded several startups in the fields of medical devices, cyber security, and software applications. He co-founded SpecterX, an Israeli data management company in 2017 and has served as the chairman since 2019. Between 2007 and 2013, Mr. Barel served as Chief Executive Officer of CAUTES International, a boutique business consulting firm in Hong Kong that he founded in 2007. He previously served as chairman of WOOOF, a social networking platform he founded in 2012. Mr. Barel holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Business Administration from the Hebrew University.
Ahishay Sardes
Ahishay Sardes has been the Chief Technology Officer of REE since 2013. Mr. Sardes has over 15 years of experience in engineering including mechanics, electronics, software and research. From 2008 to 2013, he served as Head of Engineering at ZIV-AV Technologies, an Israeli engineering company. Mr. Sardes holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the Afeka Tel Aviv Academic College of Engineering.
Hicham Abdessamad
Hicham Abdessamad is the Chairman & CEO of Hitachi America, Ltd., overseeing the growth objectives of Hitachi’s North America business across key sectors such as Digital, Green & Mobility and Innovation. Hitachi in North America has a portfolio of 72 companies and 19 R&D facilities operating in 37 states, with over 24,700 employees. Mr. Abdessamad also serves as an advisor on the investment advisory committee (IAC) appointed by the United States Secretary of Commerce, Gina Raimondo. Mr. Abdessamad has held multiple executive roles within Hitachi, including CEO of Hitachi Global Digital Holdings, President and CEO of Hitachi Consulting.
Ittamar Givton
Ittamar Givton served on the boards of several Government entities and public companies in Israel, across the energy, banking, chemical, and communication sectors as well as on the board of the Israeli Stock Exchange. In addition, Mr. Givton served for many years as Managing Director of Automotive Equipment Group in Israel (importer of Suzuki, Man and Bridgestone, among others) and is now serving as Chairman of the group's advisory committee. Prior to his work in AEG, Mr. Givton held a senior position in the Budget Department of the Israeli Ministry of Finance and later served as VP for Business Development in the Dankner Group. Mr. Givton holds a BA in Economics from Tel Aviv University and an LL.B from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.