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The multi-trillion dollar global manufacturing sector is ripe for a change


The huge manufacturing sector is characterized by low technology intensity, high production cost and small profit margins. Therefore manufacturers  strive for a technology to help them reducing production costs and increasing profitability.

SMARTECH
's mission is to provide manufacturing sectors with game-changing solutions addressing the challenges, and making the world a better place.  Smartech solutions impact cost by focusing on the raw materials; a major cost-element in many industries. SMARTECH solutions is also impacting production's capacity - otherwise requiring significant capital investments.  SMARTECH solutions increase profitability and reduce industry’s environmental footprint.
SMARTECH solutions are successfully integrated in large Engineered Wood  manufacturing facilities worldwide.

SMARTECH
is fast-growing into a greenfield opportunity.

 Headquartered in Israel, SMARTECH is present in North America, Europe, Asia and South America.

Management Team

A team of leaders with extensive experience in innovative technologies, establishment of large companies and global operations defines SMARTECH’s core strength

Amnon Shoshani

President & CTO ; Chairman of the board of Directors

Amnon has more than 25 years of experience in building high-growth companies, global management, technology, business, and technology-oriented investments.

Amnon is also founder controlling shareholder and managing partner of the private equity investment companies Cabaret Holdings Ltd. and Cabaret Security Ltd. He played a leading role in supporting the growth of Cabaret's portfolio companies, including CyberArk Software (NASDAQ:CYBR), where Cabaret was its founding investor and Amnon still serves as a director, Biondvax Pharmaceutical(NASDAQ:BVXV), and others. During his many years within high-tech investments firms, Amnon has been involved in numerous technologies and innovation in multiple fields.

Previously, Amnon founded and owned a Tel Aviv-based, boutique-business oriented legal firm, specializing in supporting entrepreneurs in all private and public business aspects for high-tech and industrial companies. Amnon is also the co-inventor of numerous patents.

Amnon holds an LLB from Tel Aviv University in Israel.

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Amnon has more than 25 years of experience in building high-growth companies, global management, technology, business, and technology-oriented investments.

Amnon is also founder controlling shareholder and managing partner of the private equity investment companies Cabaret Holdings Ltd. and Cabaret Security Ltd. He played a leading role in supporting the growth of Cabaret's portfolio companies, including CyberArk Software (NASDAQ:CYBR), where Cabaret was its founding investor and Amnon still serves as a director, Biondvax Pharmaceutical(NASDAQ:BVXV), and others. During his many years within high-tech investments firms, Amnon has been involved in numerous technologies and innovation in multiple fields.

Previously, Amnon founded and owned a Tel Aviv-based, boutique-business oriented legal firm, specializing in supporting entrepreneurs in all private and public business aspects for high-tech and industrial companies. Amnon is also the co-inventor of numerous patents.

Amnon holds an LLB from Tel Aviv University in Israel.

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Hanoch Magid

CEO

Hanoch has more than 30 years of results-driven leadership, with extensive worldwide business and customer-facing experience in sales, business development, customer support, professional services and operations.

Hanoch served as Executive Vice President at Stratasys Ltd. (NASDAQ: SSYS), a leading global provider of 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions. During this time, he was Head of Global Services, Head of Materials business unit and Head of Latin America.

Hanoch also served as VP Sales & Marketing and GM Asia Pacific for MTS (NASDAQ:MTSL), a public company  developing, selling and maintaining telecommunication systems. In addition, Hanoch served as Vice President of Operations and Professional Services at Xcitel Ltd. and was COO at Cellonet, both mobile communication startups.

During his five-year relocation in Europe, Hanoch served in various managerial positions of customer support and operations at Scitex Corporation Ltd (NASDAQ:SCIX). Hanoch also served as Chief Engineer of Hogla (today: Kimberly Clark Israel).

Hanoch holds a BSc in Mechanical Engineering & Philosophy from Ben-Gurion University in Israel.

 

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Hanoch has more than 30 years of results-driven leadership, with extensive worldwide business and customer-facing experience in sales, business development, customer support, professional services and operations.

Hanoch served as Executive Vice President at Stratasys Ltd. (NASDAQ: SSYS), a leading global provider of 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions. During this time, he was Head of Global Services, Head of Materials business unit and Head of Latin America.

Hanoch also served as VP Sales & Marketing and GM Asia Pacific for MTS (NASDAQ:MTSL), a public company  developing, selling and maintaining telecommunication systems. In addition, Hanoch served as Vice President of Operations and Professional Services at Xcitel Ltd. and was COO at Cellonet, both mobile communication startups.

During his five-year relocation in Europe, Hanoch served in various managerial positions of customer support and operations at Scitex Corporation Ltd (NASDAQ:SCIX). Hanoch also served as Chief Engineer of Hogla (today: Kimberly Clark Israel).

Hanoch holds a BSc in Mechanical Engineering & Philosophy from Ben-Gurion University in Israel.

 

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Itamar Eder

CFO

Itamar has more than 30 years with lead financial positions in a variety of international companies, acting as a CFO in public and private companies in the fields of industry, service related and High-tech.

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Itamar has more than 30 years with lead financial positions in a variety of international companies, acting as a CFO in public and private companies in the fields of industry, service related and High-tech.

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Amira Aran

VP HR & IT

Amira has a tracked record of more than 25 years in resource-management positions in global medical and semiconductor corporations; She has extensive experience inhuman resources, information systems, safety and administration. Amira was HR and IT manager at Medtronic Navigation Ltd., a subsidiary of Medtronic Inc.(NASDAQ: MDT), which provides surgical navigation and imaging equipment for neurosurgery. Previously, Amira held several IT managerial roles at Zoran Microelectronics, Bazan (TASE: BAZAN), Israel Electric Corporation, and Elscint. Amira holds a BSc in Information Systems Engineering and an MBA from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology.

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Amira has a tracked record of more than 25 years in resource-management positions in global medical and semiconductor corporations; She has extensive experience inhuman resources, information systems, safety and administration. Amira was HR and IT manager at Medtronic Navigation Ltd., a subsidiary of Medtronic Inc.(NASDAQ: MDT), which provides surgical navigation and imaging equipment for neurosurgery. Previously, Amira held several IT managerial roles at Zoran Microelectronics, Bazan (TASE: BAZAN), Israel Electric Corporation, and Elscint. Amira holds a BSc in Information Systems Engineering and an MBA from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology.

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Yehuda Avitzur

HEAD of X-force Innovation

Yehuda has years of results-driven leadership in the special IDF research and technology units, with extensive experience in multi-disciplinary research. He served in leading research positions in Israel and London. Previously, Yehuda served at the IDF where he commanded multiple teams of technical analysts working with engineers focused on the research of cutting edge technologies in diversified domains. Yehuda escorted them at several stages of the discovery and all the way to full operation.

Yehuda holds a BSc in Industrial Engineering & Management with a Major in Enterprise Information Systems Engineering from the Technion Institute of Technology,  Israel.

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Yehuda has years of results-driven leadership in the special IDF research and technology units, with extensive experience in multi-disciplinary research. He served in leading research positions in Israel and London. Previously, Yehuda served at the IDF where he commanded multiple teams of technical analysts working with engineers focused on the research of cutting edge technologies in diversified domains. Yehuda escorted them at several stages of the discovery and all the way to full operation.

Yehuda holds a BSc in Industrial Engineering & Management with a Major in Enterprise Information Systems Engineering from the Technion Institute of Technology,  Israel.

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Hansjorg Prettner

VP of APAC & Europe

Hansjorg has more than 25 years of experience in international marketing & sales, multicultural relationships, alliance building and management & business development.

Hansjorg served as Managing Director at Steinemann Asia SDN BHD, a subsidiary of Steinemann Technologies AG- a global leading manufacturer of machinery for wood panel and printing industries, headquartered in Switzerland. He also held managerial roles in operations, sales and business development in industrial companies in Europe and Asia.

Hansjorg holds a technical diploma of Swiss Federal, as well as an MBA from the University of Southern Queensland, Australia and a MAS/Business Manager (Master of Advanced Studies) from the University of Klagenfurt, Austria.

 

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Hansjorg has more than 25 years of experience in international marketing & sales, multicultural relationships, alliance building and management & business development.

Hansjorg served as Managing Director at Steinemann Asia SDN BHD, a subsidiary of Steinemann Technologies AG- a global leading manufacturer of machinery for wood panel and printing industries, headquartered in Switzerland. He also held managerial roles in operations, sales and business development in industrial companies in Europe and Asia.

Hansjorg holds a technical diploma of Swiss Federal, as well as an MBA from the University of Southern Queensland, Australia and a MAS/Business Manager (Master of Advanced Studies) from the University of Klagenfurt, Austria.

 

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Rami Arbili

VP of North & South America

Rami has over 20   years’ experience in business and operations management for major high-tech industries worldwide. Rami held leadership positions in sales, business development, pre-sales, professional services and operations in Europe, North and South America.

 Rami served as the Head of Business Development for Allot Communications (NYSE: ALLT), driving innovative Security-as-a-Service (SECaas)solutions and sales to service providers worldwide. As - Head of Sales Operations, Rami was responsible for revenue planning, margin prediction, sales channels management, program delivery and global business operations management. 

Previously, Rami led the creation of a new business unit for CAEUSA (NYSE, TASE: CAE), with end-to-end business and financial responsibilities. In a prior position, Rami served as the head of network rollout at Ericsson AB(NYSE: ERIC), responsible for the establishment of new cellular and data networks in EMEA.

 Rami holds a BA in Business Management (with honors) from the Ruppin Academic Center in Israel.

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Rami has over 20   years’ experience in business and operations management for major high-tech industries worldwide. Rami held leadership positions in sales, business development, pre-sales, professional services and operations in Europe, North and South America.

 Rami served as the Head of Business Development for Allot Communications (NYSE: ALLT), driving innovative Security-as-a-Service (SECaas)solutions and sales to service providers worldwide. As - Head of Sales Operations, Rami was responsible for revenue planning, margin prediction, sales channels management, program delivery and global business operations management. 

Previously, Rami led the creation of a new business unit for CAEUSA (NYSE, TASE: CAE), with end-to-end business and financial responsibilities. In a prior position, Rami served as the head of network rollout at Ericsson AB(NYSE: ERIC), responsible for the establishment of new cellular and data networks in EMEA.

 Rami holds a BA in Business Management (with honors) from the Ruppin Academic Center in Israel.

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Shai Yosifon

Chief Engineering & projects

Shai has more than 40 years of experience in implementing new technologies and project management in process industries, as well as in coordinating between R&D, manufacturing and management in large industrial projects.

Shai served as a Senior Project Manager at Tnuva, Israel’s largest food producer, where he led the engineering and commissioning varied large-scale industrial equipment and complete plants, both in Israel and Europe. Previously, Shai served in engineering and management positions with companies in the chemicals and food industry, such as Tambour, Sanlakol (TASE:ZNKL) and Osem.

Shai holds a BSC in Engineering from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology.

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Shai has more than 40 years of experience in implementing new technologies and project management in process industries, as well as in coordinating between R&D, manufacturing and management in large industrial projects.

Shai served as a Senior Project Manager at Tnuva, Israel’s largest food producer, where he led the engineering and commissioning varied large-scale industrial equipment and complete plants, both in Israel and Europe. Previously, Shai served in engineering and management positions with companies in the chemicals and food industry, such as Tambour, Sanlakol (TASE:ZNKL) and Osem.

Shai holds a BSC in Engineering from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology.

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Yair Stiller

VP Operation

Yair brings more than 20 years of experience in varied operations and manufacturing management roles. Before joining Smartech, Yair served as a Detection Plant director at Philips Medical (Philip's leading development center develops technological innovations in digital medicine). He was also Production Manager at Galam, a leading provider of high-quality and specialty ingredients to food and non-food industries worldwide.  Yair was Director of Equipment Reliability and Support at Tower Semiconductors (Nasdaq: TSEM), a leading manufacturer of integrated circuits for global semiconductor companies, Yair was also Director of Operations at Fibernet, a developer and manufacturer of fiber optics solutions.

Yair holds a BSc in Chemical Engineering from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, and an MBA from Haifa University, Israel.

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Yair brings more than 20 years of experience in varied operations and manufacturing management roles. Before joining Smartech, Yair served as a Detection Plant director at Philips Medical (Philip's leading development center develops technological innovations in digital medicine). He was also Production Manager at Galam, a leading provider of high-quality and specialty ingredients to food and non-food industries worldwide.  Yair was Director of Equipment Reliability and Support at Tower Semiconductors (Nasdaq: TSEM), a leading manufacturer of integrated circuits for global semiconductor companies, Yair was also Director of Operations at Fibernet, a developer and manufacturer of fiber optics solutions.

Yair holds a BSc in Chemical Engineering from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, and an MBA from Haifa University, Israel.

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Katia Gurevich

VP Finance

Katia brought to Smartech her 20 years’ experience in financial leading roles, for public and private companies in high-tech and telecommunication companies : Katia served as Finance Manager at Siklu, a telecommunications equipment supplier. She was also Corporate Controller at Broadcom Corp. Ltd (NASDAQ:AVGO) and RAD Data Communications, a member of the $1.3 billion RAD Group. Earlier, Katia worked at Arthur Andersen holding company.

Katia holds a BA in Economics and a CPA degree from Ben-Gurion University, and an MBA degree from the Ono Academic College, both in Israel.

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Katia brought to Smartech her 20 years’ experience in financial leading roles, for public and private companies in high-tech and telecommunication companies : Katia served as Finance Manager at Siklu, a telecommunications equipment supplier. She was also Corporate Controller at Broadcom Corp. Ltd (NASDAQ:AVGO) and RAD Data Communications, a member of the $1.3 billion RAD Group. Earlier, Katia worked at Arthur Andersen holding company.

Katia holds a BA in Economics and a CPA degree from Ben-Gurion University, and an MBA degree from the Ono Academic College, both in Israel.

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Ira Glazer

Director of Science

Ira has over 20 years’ experience in chemicals, wax and wax-related materials, laboratory management and implementation of new chemicals in various industrial production lines. Before joining Smartech, Ira served as R&D Engineer at HBO, Israel's biggest wax manufacturer. She held leadership positions in the chemical industry laboratories , including Haifa Chemicals and Gadot Biochemical Industries(TASE:GDBC).

Ira holds a B.Tech degree in Biotechnology and an MSc in Analytical Chemistry from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel.

 

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Ira has over 20 years’ experience in chemicals, wax and wax-related materials, laboratory management and implementation of new chemicals in various industrial production lines. Before joining Smartech, Ira served as R&D Engineer at HBO, Israel's biggest wax manufacturer. She held leadership positions in the chemical industry laboratories , including Haifa Chemicals and Gadot Biochemical Industries(TASE:GDBC).

Ira holds a B.Tech degree in Biotechnology and an MSc in Analytical Chemistry from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel.

 

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Oren Yahav

AI Director

Oren has more than 15 years of experience in the automation industry, in product marketing robotics and IIoT/AI technologies. Oren co-founded and served as the CEO of KDsignage, a startup developing advanced IIoT, data analytics & AI, including machine learning and image processing algorithms. Previously, Oren served as the CTO at Bechor Electricity (Rockwell automation’s distributor), where he led the technology and business development divisions. He established the new division of automation and control from scratch and built it to millions of dollars in annual sales.

Prior to Bechor, Oren served as an engineering manager at Siemens A&D Israel (ETR: SIE), where he established the automation and drove technologies and business processes. He managed all global partnerships and implemented them into the Israeli market. In a prior position, Oren served as a division manager of motion control & robotics at Siemens.

Oren holds a BSc in Electrical Engineering from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology.

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Oren has more than 15 years of experience in the automation industry, in product marketing robotics and IIoT/AI technologies. Oren co-founded and served as the CEO of KDsignage, a startup developing advanced IIoT, data analytics & AI, including machine learning and image processing algorithms. Previously, Oren served as the CTO at Bechor Electricity (Rockwell automation’s distributor), where he led the technology and business development divisions. He established the new division of automation and control from scratch and built it to millions of dollars in annual sales.

Prior to Bechor, Oren served as an engineering manager at Siemens A&D Israel (ETR: SIE), where he established the automation and drove technologies and business processes. He managed all global partnerships and implemented them into the Israeli market. In a prior position, Oren served as a division manager of motion control & robotics at Siemens.

Oren holds a BSc in Electrical Engineering from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology.

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