Sigal Bar-On

Fischer Pharmaceutical Ltd.

Sigal Bar-On is the co-chair of Fischer Pharmaceutical Ltd., also known as “Dr.Fischer.” She has served as a world leader in the development and manufacturing of advanced health care preparations in the fields of dermatology, ophthalmology and nutraceuticals. As the chair of Lion of Judah Israel, she continues to demonstrate the influence of women’s philanthropy in Israel by serving on numerous boards. Sigal serves on the board of Fair Chance for Children, which provides help for children in residential group homes; Israeli Makers, which improves Israel’s image in the world; Yeladim and Keren Mahalach.

Additionally, Dr. Fischer is also the leader of numerous social responsibility activities, such as the Dr. Fischer Art for Peace Foundation, Dvora Fischer's guardianship body of Yeladim, and a social gallery in Tel Aviv. Galvanized to help others both inside and outside her home, Sigal adopted a child who was taken out of his home by the social service authorities. Sigal earned a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from The Hebrew University as well as an MBA from Bradford University. In her spare time, she enjoys horseback-riding, sports, reading, and travelling.


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