ORBIT COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS APPOINTS DANY ESHCHAR AS CEO
Netanya, Israel, March 4, 2020 – Orbit Communications Systems Ltd. (TASE: ORBI), a leading global provider of maritime and airborne satcom terminals, tracking ground station solutions, and mission-critical airborne audio management systems announced today the appointment of Dany Eshchar as CEO, effective March 1, 2020.
Mr. Eshchar most recently served as Deputy CEO for the Israel- and US-based Aeronautics Group, a leading provider of unmanned vehicle solutions for the defense and security segments. At Aeronautics he led Sales, Marketing and Business Development efforts, overseeing substantial revenue growth as the company expanded to serve over 75 international customers. Prior to his 15-year career with Aeronautics, Mr. Eshchar headed R&D projects for the Israel Navy. He holds a Bachelors in Engineering from Israel’s Technion Institute of Technology and Masters degrees from both Technion and the University of Michigan.
“Dany brings an outstanding track record as a senior executive, combining an R&D and international business development background with proven success in running diverse and multi-disciplined organizations,” stated Itzhak Gat, Orbit’s Chairman. “He brings the right experience and leadership to guide Orbit as it brings new products to market and further expands its international reach.”
“I have long appreciated Orbit’s ability to develop innovative and timely solutions, across an impressive range of defense and commercial platforms,” noted Mr. Eshchar. “I thank Mr. Gat and the Board for the opportunity to lead Orbit during this exciting and transformational period in our industry, and to ensure our market-leading innovation is combined with unmatched customer experience.”
Orbit Communication Systems Ltd. (TASE: ORBI), a leading global provider of airborne communications and satellite-tracking maritime and ground-station solutions, is helping to expand and redefine how we connect. You’ll find Orbit systems on airliners and jet fighters, cruise ships and navy vessels, ground stations and offshore platforms. We deliver innovative, cost-effective, and highly reliable solutions to commercial operators, major navies and air forces, space agencies and emerging New Space companies.
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