The CEO of Ayalon Highway Company, in office as of 2022, is an architect by training and as a Brigadier General (Res.), Orly Stern previously held many positions in the IDF and the Ministry of Defense. Until 2020, she was the head of Construction Systems in the IDF and served as the deputy director of the Engineering and Construction Division in the Ministry of Defense. Among her duties in the IDF and the Ministry of Defense, she designed and managed projects amounting of billions of shekels as well as heading up the operations of several functional headquarter units in the IDF.