Pinchas Barel Buchris is the corporate director of several privately-held companies, including Magal Security Systems, GoNet Systems, and Knafaim Holdings. In addition, he serves as Chairman of the Advisory Board at Adallom, and is engaged periodically as independent consultant and advisor to various high-tech companies and security-based organizations.
With the rank of Brigadier General from the Israel Defence Forces, Mr. Buchris served as a high-level military and intelligence operative, leading the IDF’s largest technology information gathering unit – the Central Collection Unit of the Intelligence Corps – from 1997-2001. He is a recipient of the prestigious Israel Security Award and served as Director General of the Israel Ministry of Defense from 2007-2010.
Mr. Buchris was CEO of Oil Refineries Ltd. From 2011-2013, and since 2014 has served as External Director of Magal Security Systems. He currently serves in the Board of Directors of Tamares Israel Investments, RaySat, Tamares Capital and Global Medical Networks.
Mr. Buchris holds a BS in Computer Science from the Technion Israel Institute of Technology, and an MBA from the Israel Branch of Derby University.