David Ben Simon joined Adama in 1986 and proceeded to work in a variety of management and development roles within the company. Between 2010-2013, David was the Head of International Manufacturing. As part of this role, he set up a formulation plant in India and took an active and role in learning and analyzing the manufacturing capabilities in China. In February 2013 he was appointed CEO of ADAMA Makhteshim and has led the company in implementing a five year plan, preparing the introduction of new products, ensuring product quality as well as the quality of the production process, and the high level of service to customers worldwide. In October 2014, he was appointed Israel VP Operations and CEO of plants in Israel - ADAMA Makhteshim and ADAMA Agan.
He holds a BSc in Chemistry and a Masters in Industrial Industrial Management (MBA) from Ben Gurion University of the Negev