Zohar Lahav is deemed a renowned authority when it comes to Security and Protection. It’s in his DNA after 40 years of experience in multiple facets of corporate and executive security, 15 of which were spent in different capacities in various Israeli Military & Government Law Enforcement as well as Local U.S. Government Organizations.
Recently, Lahav served as Vice President of Executive Protection & Head of Security for a Family Office and their related business, for 25 years. This included the COO and CEO/Chairman of the Board, who is a prominent Billionaire and their families. During this time, Lahav developed and implemented numerous effective security, protection and safety programs for the principals and executives of the organization. The various initiatives he spearheaded included disciplines in aviation, maritime, transportation, physical installations, physical and electronic surveillance, and intelligence - both national and worldwide.
Lahav’s training and experience began in 1983 when he served in the Israeli Defense Forces in an elite Paratroopers Commando and Reconnaissance Unit, followed by years as a Special Agent in the Israeli Secret Service. This entailed the protection of key Israeli government officials including the President, Prime Minister, other Israeli Ministers and Foreign Officials and dignitaries.
Lahav subsequently relocated to Miami, Florida where he worked in collaboration with the Government of Israel’s Foreign Ministry and Israeli Airlines EL AL. His responsibilities included security planning and deployment, physical executive protection and coordinated activities with several local and federal US government law enforcement entities.
Lahav then served as Head of Security for the Mayoral Office in Miami as the “Sergeant at Arms”, providing security protection for the Mayor of the City of Miami, the City Commissioners and Selected Delegates. His distinguished career in Executive Protection in Las Vegas followed until recent days.