Dr. Sharon Hovav is the director responsible for product replenishment and supply chain planning in Clalit Health Services, the world's second largest HMO. Under his responsibility are the overall inventory management, supply chain optimization and planning, central catalog, and purchasing planning. Before joining Clalit Health Services Dr. Hovav worked as a supply chain consultant and was the purchasing and inventory manager of Chemipal Ltd., an Israeli pharmaceutical manufacturer and distributer. Dr. Hovav holds a B.A in Business Management, an MBA from New York Polytechnic and an MA in logistics from Bar Ilan University. Dr. Hovav holds the position of external lecturer in Ben Gurion and Bar Ilan universities in management BA and MA programs.