Director of Studies and negotiator
Professor and scientific Director of several workshops for managers training in multinational organizations from different industries, Arik additionally cooperates with major trade associations in the industrial, business and crafts sectors.
He is devoting particular attention to the subjects of internationalization and management of intercultural relations in business and trade. In particular Arik focuses on management in a chaotic environment, decision making in challenging and crisis situation, saving assets, improving contents and focusing on goals in commercial and business negotiations.
He cooperates with Boards of Directors and HR managers as consultant for directors and organizations in sensitive internal and external business negotiations for mergers, acquisitions, generational shifts, trade unions negotiations and re-organizations.
Since March 2014 Arik has worked as professor in the Master’s program in Negotiation Techniques and Tools at the Alta Scuola di Formazione (Center for Higher Education) at the Cattolica University of Milan.
Since October 2014 he has been a Visiting Professor for the project “Negotiation in Mediation” at the Faculty of Law at the University of Bergamo.
In October 2014 he was Invited Professor at the University of Barcellona on professional competences to create consensus (Competències Professionals Per A La Construcció De Consens) (2014 – 2015).
Qualification awarded: Master Degree at Barcellona University (Universitat Barcellona).
Since January 2015 he has been an Associated Professor at SAFM Scuola di Alta Formazione al Management (Center for Higher Education in Management) in Turin at the MBA program Collège des Ingénieurs – Master in Management & Business Administration.
Arik has double Italian and Israeli citizenship, he is a graduate in Medicine and Surgery at the University of Milan and specialized in psychotherapy for drug addicted individuals.
Today Arik cooperates with the Department of Genetics at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and he is particularly sensitive and committed to research on embryonic stem cells in the University labs.
Hebrew: mother tongue
Arik also knows sign language as his parents are hearing impaired.
Arik has three daughters: Leanna (1984), Samira (1986), Keren (1989) and four grandchildren: Miriam (2012), Giacomo (2013), Noa (2016) and Edith (2017).
He lives in Milan, but he often travels abroad for work.