About Us

At Rimon Group, we deliver over 20 years of expertise for the water, energy and natural gas infrastructure markets. As the largest private water distributor in Israel, and with global presence and proven experience, we stand for best practice for engineering capabilities, operational optimization, strong financial backing and long-lasting partnerships.
We provide End-to-End solutions to both public and private sectors, from small to large scale projects.

Partnerships R


Throughout the years, Rimon Group has partnered with various entities in a wide variety of activities and operations.

Rimon maintains a successful track record of its business relationships with its partners, while delivering excellent business results.

As part of Rimon’s business approach, we are able to adapt ourselves to the different needs of our partners and together, build long-lasting relationships.

The Group in Numbers

Years of Experience
Private Water Infrastructure Contractor in Israel
Private Water Distributor in Israel
50 Mm³/year
Water & Reused Wastewater Supply
2,000+ km
Water & Natural Gas Networks
Globes Numbers


יוסי אלמלם

Yossef (Yossi) Elmalem



Yossef (Yossi) Elmalem / CEO

Yossi founded Rimon Group in 1997 and lead it since then, bringing it to its current position as a market leader.

Yossi is a well experienced and knowledgeable decision makers in Israel’s water and energy markets.

Yossi holds an MBA in Economics from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and currently studies for a PHD in Economics at the University of Haifa.



Carmel Yogev

Deputy CEO


Carmel Yogev / Deputy CEO

Carmel joined Rimon Group in 1999 as one of its first employees.

Carmel has an extensive experience in delivering mega infrastructure projects in the water, energy and natural gas markets.

Carmel has a profound background in strategy, entrepreneurship and business development, financing, creating partnerships and leading operations.

Carmel holds an MBA in Management (Finance and Strategy) from the University of Tel Aviv.


אבי אלמלם

Avraham (Avi) Elmalem

CEO of Ofek Atarim & Chairman & CEO of Rimon Drilling


Avraham (Avi) Elmalem / CEO of Ofek Atarim & Chairman & CEO of Rimon Drilling

Avi joined Rimon Group in 2002 as the Head of Rimon’s Economic Department and after several years, assumed his current positions. Avi has rich experience in development, construction and operation of large-scale infrastructure projects.

Avi holds an MBA in Business Administration from Ono Academic College.


קרן סטוליץ

Keren Toltsis



Keren Toltsis / CFO

Keren joined Rimon Group in 2009 and serves as group CFO since 2016. Prior to her current position, Keren served as Rimon’s Controller.

Before joining Rimon, Keren served as a Senior Accountant at Ernst & Young.

Keren holds a B.A. in Economics-Accounting from the University of Haifa.



Emanuel Katan

CEO Rimon Energy


Emanuel Katan / CEO Rimon Energy

Emanuel, who joined Rimon Group since 2005, has established Rimon’s energy division.

Emanuel has rich experience in development, financing and construction of energy and water infrastructure projects.

Emanuel holds a B.A. in Economics & Management from Rupin Academic Center.



סיגל שחר

Sigal Shahar

VP Human Resources


Sigal Shahar / VP Human Resources

Sigal works at Rimon Group since 2003. Prior to her current position, Sigal served as Rimon’s Logistic & Procurement Manager.

Sigal holds a Degree in Bookkeeping from Ramat Gan College and completed additional studies in HR management from the Open University in Israel.


Gil Etzion

VP Business Development


Gil Etzion / VP Business Development

Gil, who has joined Rimon in 2021, has reach experience in complex project management both locally and abroad, including managing commercial, engineering, construction and operations activities.

As also being the Founder, Gil served as President & CEO of several companies in Mer Group in Central and South America. In addition, Gil served as CEO of a Netafim’s subsidiary in Brazil, CEO of the Cleantech division and VP BD in Mer Group and VP Construction and Africa divisions in Tahal Group. In his last position, Gil served as VP Engineering & Development in TransIsrael company.

Gil holds M.Sc. in Bio-Medical Engineering and B.Sc. in Civil Engineering from Israel Institute of Technology.


שאול חייק

Shaul Haik

VP Engineering


Shaul Haik / VP Engineering

Shaul joined Rimon Group in 2018.

Prior to joining Rimon, Shaul served as the CTO  of Shikun & Binui Water.

Shaul has deep experience in large-scale complex engineering water and wastewater projects and broad background in water supply, drainage, wastewater treatment and reuse of wastewater effluents both locally and abroad.

Shaul holds a B.Sc. in Agricultural Engineering from Israel Institute of Technology.


חיים שולצמן

Chaim Schulzman

VP Procurement


Chaim Schulzman / VP Procurement

Chaim, who joined Rimon Group in 2020,  has rich experience in delivering top-notch procurement and supply chain management solutions.

Prior to joining Rimon, Chaim served in several senior rolls in leading companies including Tower Semiconductor, Lumenis, Elbit Systems and Rafael Advanced Defense Systems.

Chaim holds a B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from Israel Institute of Technology and an MBA from the University of Haifa.


שני סהר

Shani Sahar

General Counsel


Shani Sahar / General Counsel

Shani joined Rimon Group in 2020.

Prior to joining Rimon Group, Shani served as an In-House Counsel of Dan Public Transportation Company, a leading public transportation company.

Shani holds LLB and B.A. in Political Science/Government from the  Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya

Sustainability R


Environmental sustainability and social responsibility are integral parts of our on-going operations.
All of our services and solutions are not only environmentally friendly, but they also contribute to the economic & social development of the communities in which we operate.