Advanced Perimeter Security Systems

Management Team

Brig. Gen. (Ret) Emi Palant
Shareholder and Chairman

In 2001, Brig. Gen. Emi Palant joined El-Far as a shareholder and chairman of the company. Prior to El-Far, Brig. Gen. Palant was the Director General of the Ministry of Internal Security and prior to that was the Commander of Armored Vehicles Corps in the Israeli Defense Force.

Maj. Gen. (Ret) Herzel Iosub
Joint Manager and Shareholder

In 2001, Maj. Gen. Iosub joined El-Far as a shareholder and Joint Manager of the company. Prior to El-Far, Maj. Gen. Iosub was Head of the Planning Department of the Israeli Police and prior to that, the Head of the Planning, Budget and Auditing Department at the Ministry of Internal Security

Eldad Ben Asher
Founder, Shareholder and CTO

In 1987, Mr. Ben Asher founded El-Far based on his development of a unique technology for perimeter security systems and other related products. Mr. Ben Asher is a graduate of the Brooklyn Polytechnic.

Col. (Ret.) Rafi Shmida
Joint CEO

Col. Shmida joined El-Far in 2003. Prior to joining El Far, Col. Shmida was the Head of the “Seam Zone” (border) project. Col. Shmida served 27 years in the Israel Defense Force and was the Brigade Commander, North Homeland Security Officer.