Mr. Malka was elected as a director by our Board of Directors in 2016.Since 2008, Mr. Malka has been a Founder and Chairman of Nyotron, a cyber security provider based in Israel and USA. Since 2016, Mr. Malka is also serving as a Founder and Chairman of Spire Security Solutions Ltd, a security, intelligence and cyber security. From 2007 until 2015 Mr. Malka served as the Chairman of the Board and CEO of Logic Industries. From 2007 - 2010 he served as Chairman of the Board of Plasan Sasa. Mr. Malka Retired from the IDF in 2002 at the rank of Major General. He served as commander of the IDF Ground Forces Command, and later as Head of the Israeli Defense Intelligence. Mr. Malka holds B.A. in history from Tel Aviv University (1987), graduated from the IDF Staff & Command College (1980) and it's National Defense Academy(1987).
Mr. Igal Zamir - President & CEO
Mr. Zamir was appointed as TAT’s President and CEO in April 30, 2016. Prior to joining TAT, from 2009 until 2013, Mr. Zamir served as President at Mapco Express, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Delek US Holdings Inc., which owns and operates 370 convenient stores and gas stations in the southeastern region of the U.S. Prior to Mapco Express from 2006 until 2009, Mr. Zamir served as CEO of Metrolight, a provider of proprietary energy saving solutions in High Intensity Discharge (HID) lighting systems. Prior to Metrolight from 1998 until 2004, Mr. Zamir served as CEO of Rostam, the world's largest and leading provider of private label tampons. Mr. Zamir holds B.S. in industrial engineering from Tel-Aviv University, Israel and an MBA from Bar-Ilan University, Israel.
Mr. Tamir Ziv- COO-Site Manager & VP of Engineering
Mr. Ziv holds a B.Sc in Aerospace Engineering from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University (Daytona Beach, Florida) and M.Sc in Aerospace Engineering from Wichita State University (Wichita, Kansas). Mr. Ziv was appointed as Director of Business Units in November 2012.
Mr. Ziv has over a decade of experience in aircraft design and structural integrity analyses. Mr. Ziv worked at Cessna Aircraft Company with the responsibly to ensure the structural integrity of all Business Jet Platforms. In addition, Mr. Ziv worked at Lockheed Martin in Fort Worth on the F35-JSF (Joint Strike Fighter) and F16 overseeing wing to body structural integrity group. Prior to his return to Israel, after 15 years in the U.S.A, Mr. Ziv worked as a contract engineer providing structural integrity analyses for various companies such as L-3 Communication, Spirit Aviation etc.
Mr. Guy Nathanzon - Chief Financial Officer.
Mr. Nathanzon has been appointed as the Chief Financial Officer at TAT Technologies, Ltd. since 2015. Prior to his appointed, Mr. Nathanzon served as the Chief Financial Officer of Altair Semiconductor Ltd, a provider of semiconductors to 4G mobile devices manufacturers, for more than 3 years. Prior to that, Mr. Nathanzon has served over 10 years as the Chief Financial Officer of Provigent Inc, a provider of semiconductors to microwave systems manufacturers, that was acquired by Broadcom (NASDAQ: Broadcom) for $313 million. Prior to that Mr. Nathanzon has served as a controller of ActionBase Ltd., and has served as a senior auditor at the Israeli branch of PriceWaterhouseCoopers. Mr. Nathanzon is a Certified Public Accountant, and holds a Master's in Business Administration, BA in Accounting (with honors) and LLB degrees from Tel Aviv University
Mr. Eyal L.Eliassi- Executive VP Business Development & Strategy
Mr. Eliassi joined TAT Technologies in 2015 as the Chief Sales & Marketing Officer. Prior to joining TAT Technologies, Mr. Eliassi has served as Israel Country Manager & Innovation Based Growth Leader at DuPont (www.dupont.com) and has led various commercial transactions and international business development activities within the Finance, High-Tech and Aerospace sectors.
Mr. Lipetz-Eliassi holds a B.Sc. in Aerospace Engineering from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, and M.A. in Business Administration from Manchester University.
Mr. Ariel Mats- R&D and Strategic Development Director
Mr. Mats holds BSc in Mechanical Engineering and MSc in Mechanical Engineering degrees from Transport Technical University in Moscow. Since 1998, Mr. Mats held the positions of Senior Program Manager and Strategic Development Manager until his appointment in 2013 to the current post. In these functions, Mr. Mats was in charge of developing some of the most advanced TAT’s products and long-term relationships with TAT’s current strategic partners. Since 1993 to 1998 Mr. Mats held the post of Project Manager with Galil Engineering Ltd. and Baran Project Construction Ltd and was responsible for project management at large chemical production facilities in Israel. In the preceding design engineering career spanning 13 years, Mr. Mats advanced through the ranks from Mechanical Design Engineer to Lead Design Engineer at companies in Israel and abroad.