The Team

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Executive Management

Micha Danziger, Co-Founder and CEO

Co-General Manager and co-owner of Danziger “Dan” Flower Farm since 1980. Co-owner of Beauty Line Ltd. Over 30 years' experience in the agriculture, floriculture and breeding industries.





Gavriel Danziger, Co-Founder 
Co-General Manager and co-owner of Danziger “Dan” Flower Farm since 1980.
Co-owner of Beauty Line Ltd. Over 30 years of experience in the agriculture, floriculture and breeding industries. 
 
 

 
Dr. Hanne Volpin, Deputy CEO and Head of R&D
Hanne joined Danziger Innovations in May 2014. She brings with her over 15 years of managerial and scientific experience in the field of Biotechnology.  She came to Danziger Innovations from Hazera, where she  held the position as Breeding Director.  Prior to that, Hanne held leading positions with the Volcani   Institute, Israel and Keygene ltd, the Netherlands.Hanne holds a PhD in Plant Pathology from the Hebrew  University and has extended experience in discovering genes that govern traits of interest.

Dr. Ira Marton, Director of Research
Director  of Danziger's R&D unit, Ira holds a Ph.D. degree from the the Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Ira has over 20 years' experience in the areas of microbiology and molecular biology.
 



Adv. Yael Matar, Legal Counsel & Business Development

LL.B. & LL.M. degrees from Tel-Aviv University, 4 years' experience in civil service, 5 years' experience in academia, 7 years' experience at Danziger “Dan” Flower Farm.

 
 


Scientific Advisory Board

Prof. Alexander Vainstein, Scientific Advisor
Professor and former Director of the Robert H. Smith Institute of Plant Sciences and Genetics in Agriculture at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment. Former president of the Israeli Society of Plant Sciences. Over 100 publications. Research interests include: molecular breeding with an emphasis on the use of molecular techniques, including genomic, metabolomic, proteomic and virus-based approaches.  

Dr. Amir Zuker, Scientific Advisor, Co-Founder 
For the last 9 years Dr. Zuker has been Danziger Dan Flower Farm's Chief Scientific Officer; responsible for the company's breeding programs. Amir holds B.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from the Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, specializing in the development of transgenic plants.