Address: Ben Gurion International Airport, 70100
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Chairman Israel Aerospace Industries
Education: B.A., Physics and Accounting; M.B.A.
Current Position: Chairman, Israel Aerospace Industries.
Other Current Positions: Chairman of the startup, SeamBl; Member of the Board, Mellanox Technologies.
Past Positions: Amdocs - CEO, President and Member of the Board, Vice President (91), CFO (95-02), CEO (02-10); COO, Optrotech (83-91).
Public Positions: Member of the Executive Council, the Israel Democracy Institute.
Volunteer Activities: Chairman of the Scholarship Fund in cooperation with College of Management, named after the late Yitzhak Baharav.
President & CEO
Education: M.B.A., Tel Aviv University (90); B.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, Technion (73).
Current Position: President & CEO, Israel Aerospace Industries.
Past Positions: IAI Vice President & General Manager, Systems, Missiles & Space Group (06-12); General Manager, Space Division, IAI MBT (02-06); Naval Systems and Air Defense Director, MBT Division, IAI (00-02); Administration Director, IAI MBT Division Strike Systems (98-00); Director, Dolphin Project Administration, IDF Navy (95-98); Naval Systems and Air Defense Director, Israeli Ministry of Defense DDR&D (91-95).
Military Rank: Navy Captain.
Line of Business:
Defense and Commercial Products & Services: Development, Manufacture, Overhaul, Upgrading, Repair and Maintenance of Aircraft and Aerospace Equipment, Electronic Systems, Avionics Suites, Advanced Radars, Tactical Weaponry & Law Enforcement Systems, Training and Simulation Systems, Network and Situation Awareness Systems
srael Aerospace Industries Ltd. (IAI) is a globally recognized leader in the defense and commercial markets.
• IAI’s 2012 sales totaled $3.3 billion, 74% of these sales are for export.
• IAI’s backlog as of December 2012 reached $9.7 billion.
• IAI’s 2012 net profit totaled $69 million.
Core Areas of Activity
Space: From its own launchers and satellites to ground services, IAI offers customers affordable solutions and partnerships with industry leaders in space exploration. IAI develops and manufactures satellites for various purposes such as Low Earth Orbit (LEO) observation satellites (Ofeq, Eros, Opsat), Synthetic Aperture Radar (TECSAR) and communication satellites such as the Amos series (GEO).
Theater Defense: IAI develops and manufactures advanced air defense systems, including the “Barak 8” system. IAI’s Arrow Weapon System against Tactical Ballistic Missiles (ATBMs) is known as the world’s leading ATBM system. This multi-layer system, representing outstanding visionary and technological achievements such as the Green Pine missile detection and fire and control radar, as well as other interoperable solutions, is the cornerstone of Israel’s defense system.
MRO & Civil Aircraft Conversion: IAI is an expert one-stop-shop for commercial aircraft conversion, maintenance, repair and overhaul with engineering, equipment and facilities to deliver rapid turnaround at competitive prices.
Commercial Aircraft: IAI’s design, engineering and manufacturing capabilities are demonstrated in a cost-effective, intercontinental range, super-midsize business jets. IAI also develops and manufactures, for major international OEM, primary aerostructure assemblies, as well as landing gear, servo-control and actuator systems.
Naval Systems: IAI develops and manufactures naval/maritime radars and EO payloads for various platforms such as helicopters, UAS and other aircrafts. The company’s range of naval missiles includes the proven Barak naval point-defense missile for both sea-to-sea and sea-to-air targets and naval platforms which include advanced patrol boats. IAI also modernizes and upgrades vessels, weapon systems, defense systems, and conducts system integration for customers worldwide.
Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS): IAI is a world leader in totally integrated UAS solutions, with more than 1,000,000 operational hours of intelligence and targeting missions. The company offers systems from tactical close range to Medium Altitude Long-Endurance (MALE) UAS systems.
Military Aircraft & Helicopter Upgrades: IAI’s projects for Eastern and Western defense platforms ensure that defense fleets are up to the most severe challenges with advanced avionics, EW suites, radars, glass cockpits, weapon delivery, navigations systems, data links and more. The company also specializes in training, simulators, mission planning/debriefing systems.
Intelligence Surveillance, Reconnaissance Systems (ISR): IAI’s intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance solutions in space, air, land and sea deliver real-time electronic information which allows defense forces to maintain a winning advantage. Turnkey solutions are based on Signal Intelligence (SIGINT), Image Intelligence (IMINT) and Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) technologies, day & night EO/IR systems, which detect stationary and moving targets in all conditions.
Command & Control Systems provide integrated and comprehensive defense while Net-Centric Operation combines networks and situation awareness systems. IAI’s MMR leading radar system is a key element of the ‘Iron Dome’ defense system.
Homeland Defense & Security Systems/Urban Warfare: IAI offers a wide range of Homeland Security solutions.
Incorporating C4I systems, sensors, radars, electro-optic payloads and platforms, operational at some of the world’s most sensitive conflict areas, IAI’s airborne, ground-based and naval sensors provide constant surveillance and protection of sensitive installations, borders coastlines, cities and more. Specialized platforms, including aerostat, unmanned platforms and patrol vehicles are also integrated through a comprehensive information network to provide the highest security level at the most affordable conditions.
Ground Systems: A wide range of ground warfare systems, including various weapons with dual use lasers and navigation points, integrating Net-Centric-Operations for tactical and strategic warfare, development and use of field engineering systems, including manned and unmanned armor protected weapons for breaching land obstacles and the evacuation of mines and charges from the battlefield.
Products and technologies are fully backed by Integrated Logistics Support (ILS), training and after-sales service.
IAI continues to invest in developing world-class systems which will result in new market penetration in the coming years.