Fernando Tapias

CEO and CO-Founder

Fernando Tapias is a successful entrepreneur, security consultant and founder of Zehirut Group. An expert in Organized Transnational Crime and Defense, Fernando has provided for over two decades security consulting and training services to a broad array of industries such as tourism and textile corporations, governments and prominent individuals.

Education:
Fernando holds a master’s degree in Security and Defense from the University of Nebrija in Spain, and a diploma in Management from the University of Los Andes. Furthermore, he is a certified specialist in Organized Transnational Crime and Defense Management from the National Defense University and is certified as International Auditor of the Business Alliance for Secure Commerce (BASC). Also, he holds a Bachelor of Science degree in petroleum engineering from the University of America in Colombia.

Zvika Haimovich​

COO and CO-Founder

Brigadier General Zvika Haimovich, former Israel Air Defense (IAF) Forces Commander, is the Chief Operating Officer of Sheltron, bringing over three decades of experience in the Aerospace and Defense arena.

With a successful career as an Air and Missile Defense Officer, General Haimovich has extensive experience developing strategy, policy, and plans for joint, combined, and interagency operations. In addition, he also has vast experience leading large, complex organizations, managing change, and building teams and relationships.

During his service in the IAF, General Haimovich filled several positions such as the Commander in Charge of the Command Field in the IAF Air Defense School, Head of Training Branch in the IAF Air Defense Division, and Commander of the Active Defense Wing and Sky Defense Wing.

Education:
Brig. Gen. Zvika Haimovich holds a BA in Middle East Studies from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. A master’s degree in National Security Studies from Haifa University. As well as a diploma in Strategic Management from the USAF Air War College.