Leadership - ORBIT Communication Systems

Orbit Leadership

 

Dany Eshchar, CEO, Chairman of the Board

Dany Eshchar has extensive experience leading defense, high-tech and international business development organizations. Before joining Orbit as CEO, Dany served as Deputy CEO for the Israel- and US-based Aeronautics Group, where he led Sales, Marketing and Business Development efforts and managed substantial international business growth. Prior to Aeronautics, Dany 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.

 

Roi Wirth, CFO 

Roi Wirth joined Orbit in January 2018 as Financial Manager and was appointed CFO of Orbit in January 2021. Roi brings with him over 13 years of extensive experience in a variety of managerial, financial, tax and accounting-related positions. Prior to joining Orbit, he served as a Senior Manager in the High-Tech Division at Ernst & Young working with private and publicly traded companies on the Tel Aviv and New York Stock Exchanges. Roi is a licensed CPA and holds a BA in Accounting and Economics from Haifa University.

 

Bentzi Raziel, Senior VP Operations and Programs

Bentzi Raziel was appointed Senior VP Operations and Programs of Orbit in 2014, after holding senior management positions since 1999. With a wealth of technical and operational experience in managing complex engineering environments and leading cross-functional teams worldwide, he spearheaded the firm’s global service organization. Bentzi holds both an MA and a BA in Business Management, respectively from Israel’s Netanya College and Rupin College, where he also earned a degree in Practical Engineering.

 

Stav Gizunterman, VP Sales and Marketing

Stav Gizunterman was appointed VP Sales and Marketing of Orbit in 2019, after having been promoted to VP R&D in 2017. He has held senior technical and business management positions at the company since 2012. Prior to joining Orbit, he served in a variety of engineering roles at Elbit Systems. Stav holds a B.Sc. in Communication Systems Engineering from Ben-Gurion University, Israel, and an MBA from Heriot-Watt University.

 

Avi Shukrun, VP Research and Development

Avi Shukrun joined Orbit in September 2019, bringing with him more than 20 years of experience in multidisciplinary technology development and life cycle management in the Aerospace, Commercial Avionics and the Space markets. Prior to joining Orbit, he held several key management positions at Elbit Systems, including Director of Space Systems and Director of Display and Electro-Optics. Avi holds a B.Sc in Electrical Engineering from Ben-Gurion University, Israel and an MBA from the Polytechnic Institute of New York University.