Director, Super-Pharm Israel Ltd.
President, Therapeutic Riding Center for the Disabled in Israel
Born in Canada , IVN new member Theo Koffler holds a bachelor's degree in social sciences and began her business career in her family-owned Canadian drugstore company, Shoppers Drug Mart. In 1979, she moved to Israel and co-founded Super-Pharm -Israel's first national drugstore chain with her father, Murray, and brother, Leon Koffler.
Theo brought with her retail knowledge in Marketing, Advertising and Special Events from Shoppers Drug Mart and was and integral part of the management team for its formative years. After thirteen vibrant years in Israel and 23 store openings, (the company now operates over 100 stores in Israel), Theo moved to California where she resides today. She remains a director of Super-Pharm Israel Ltd. and Global Retail Ltd. and serves as a consultant in global pharmacy retailing.
For the past twenty years, Theo has divided her time as mother of two children and conscious entrepreneur for-profit and not-for-profit sectors. Her current endeavors include: founder, Between4Eyes Collaborative, member of the board of The Hawn Foundation; member of the advisory board, InnerKids Foundation; advisor to American Friends of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Director Super-Pharm Israel Ltd, and President of the Therapeutic Riding Center for the Disabled in Israel.
In 2006, Theo undertook Chairperson of Strategic Development for the William & Elizabeth Shatner/Jewish National Fund Consortium for Therapeutic Riding for the Disabled in Israel. Koffler brings over twenty years of experience in developing therapeutic riding programs to the disabled in Israel and is currently crafting a business model to bring therapeutic riding for the disabled to Jerico, Palestinian Territories.