Meet the Team
Goldfus Insurance boasts diversity within the company which is demonstrated by the staff from various backgrounds, including Olim Chadashim as well as native Israelis.
As a bilingual agency, with an emphasis on English speaking service, Goldfus Insurance provides insurance solutions via the high quality staff led by the team below:
Chaim Goldfus – Founder Originally from South Africa, Chaim founded the agency in 1971 with the aim of bringing quality English speaking service to the growing Oleh community. Over the years Chaim has become a well-respected member of the insurance community in Israel who is known for putting high quality service above all else. For over 30 years, Chaim has built a close relationship with the AACI (Association of Americans & Canadians in Israel) resulting in Goldfus Insurance being the trusted agency servicing the North American Oleh community in Israel.
Avner Goldfus – CEO A native Israeli, Avner followed in his father’s footsteps and joined the insurance industry in 1995. With a BA in Insurance and licensing for all insurances in Israel, Avner is an expert in the field, being invited to sit on advisory committees for a number of Israeli insurance companies. With mother-tongue English, Avner continues his father’s vision of providing high quality English speaking service to the Oleh community. As CEO, Avner oversees the smooth running of the three branches of Goldfus Insurance.
Danny Newman – Senior Agent & Branch Manager, Beit Shemesh Danny made Aliyah from England in 1999 and came with experience as a Financial Consultant for Sun Life of Canada in Mayfair, London. When Danny joined the Goldfus Insurance team in 2006, he was first tasked with opening the Modiin branch of the agency. Danny now oversees the Beit Shemesh branch which he opened in 2012. Danny’s encyclopedic knowledge of insurance allows him to assist clients on all aspects of insurance from car and home to private health and long term care planning. Danny is also the insurance professional on the “Living Financially Smarter in Israel” Facebook team, a group that provides financial resources for Anglos in Israel.
Assaf Saad – Senior Agent & Branch Manager, Modiin Assaf joined Goldfus Insurance in 2012 and his vast knowledge of pension policies and social benefits, is the reason that he heads the Pension Department of Goldfus Insurance.
Ronen Goldman – Director of Customer Relations After making Aliyah from Australia in 2004, Ronen began working for Young Judaea and the Jewish Agency. Ronen joined the Goldfus Insurance team in 2012, after working as an Aliyah consultant assisting Olim from English speaking countries with their first steps and absorption process in Israel. Ronen’s prior experience demonstrates his ability to explain complex concepts, assisting clients with their inquiries and empowering them to make informed decisions. Ronen’s other responsibilities include overseeing the marketing initiatives of the agency.
Daniel Lange – General Insurance Manager Daniel made Aliyah in 1997 from England where he was working as an associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute (ACII). Daniel has over 20 years of experience in liability insurance, making him a leader in the field. After working for major international companies including AIG and Swiss Re, Daniel joined the Goldfus Insurance team in 2016 and his expertise has become an asset to the agency. Daniel oversees the General Insurance Department, focusing on Business & Liability Insurance, constructing policies according to the specific needs of the client.
Danny Beck – Claims Department Manager Coming from a corporate background as the CEO of a major ice cream company, Danny joined Goldfus Insurance in 1997. As the administrative manager of the agency, Danny has been a vital player in the growth of Goldfus Insurance. Danny’s other responsibilities include overseeing the claims department, ensuring that claims are carried out efficiently.
The staff of Goldfus Insurance provide professional and efficient service to all the clients of the agency in the following areas:
Life Insurance | Health Insurance | Critical Illness Insurance | Long Term Care Insurance | Disability Income Insurance | Mortgage Life Insurance
Pension Planning | Social Employment Benefits | Investments | Solutions for Self-Employed and others