Leadership - ORBIT Communication Systems

ORBIT Leadership

 Itzchak Gat, Chairman of the Board

Before becoming ORBIT’s Chairman of the Board, Itzchak Gat served as Chairman of Rafael Advanced Defense Systems. Prior to that, he served as CEO/GM at Rafael, Elisra and Poalim Electronic Communications and as VP at the Etgar (Challenge) Fund. A retired Brigadier General, Mr. Gat served 27 years as a fighter pilot and a commander in the Israeli Air Force, where he also headed the Operational Requirements Department, and the Logistics and Engineering Directorate, respectively. He holds a B.Sc. in Aeronautical Engineering from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology.

 

Mr. Eitan Livneh, President & CEO

Mr. Eitan Livneh, President & CEO

Eitan Livneh joined ORBIT in July 2016, bringing with him over 35 years of leadership experience in both the Israeli Navy and in industry. Prior to joining ORBIT, Mr. Livneh was the President and CEO of Magal Security Systems from 2009 and previous to that he was CEO of Tadiran Telcom Ltd. He has also served as CEO of Elgo Irrigation and General Manager of Pecker Plada Mifalei Darom Ltd.
Prior to turning to industry, Mr. Livneh served in the Israeli Navy, graduated the Naval Academy reaching the rank of Navy Commander.
Mr. Livneh has a B.A. in Economics and Business Administration.
In 1989 he received the highest Israel Defense Award by Israeli President and Minister of Defense.

 

Ms. Meirav Dudek, CFO

Ms. Meirav Dudek, CFO

Ms. Dudek joined ORBIT in September 2016, bringing over 18 years of extensive experience in a wide variety of managerial, financial, tax and accounting related positions. Prior to joining ORBIT, Ms. Dudek served as CFO of IceCure Medical Ltd. and BSP – Biological Signal Processing Ltd, public companies traded in the Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange and before that as Director of Finance at ChipX. She also served 4 years at Ernst & Young International, working with private and publicly traded companies.
Ms. Dudek is a licensed CPA, holds a B.A. in Accounting and Economic, and an Executive MBA from Haifa University, Israel.

 

Mr. Stav Gizunterman, VP Research and Development

Mr. Stav Gizunterman, VP Research and Development

Stav Gizunterman was appointed VP R&D of ORBIT in 2017, after holding senior management positions in R&D and Product Marketing at the company since 2012. Prior to joining ORBIT, Mr. Gizunterman served in a variety of engineering roles at Elbit Systems, a global solution provider focused on the defense, homeland security and commercial aviation markets. Stav holds a B.Sc in Communication Systems Engineering from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, in Israel, and an MBA from Heriot-Watt University.

 

Mr. Bentzi Raziel, Senior VP Operations and Programs

Mr. Bentzi Raziel joined ORBIT in 1999 and was appointed Senior VP Operations and Programs in 2014. During his 15 years tenure in ORBIT and prior to being appointed Senior VP Operations and Programs, Mr. Raziel had served in diversified senior leadership and managerial positions in the areas of operations, programs and spearheading ORBIT’s global service organization. He brings a wealth of technical and operational leadership experience in highly-engineered product environment, and a proven track record in realizing customer value through leading the collaborative work of cross-functional and global teams.
Mr. Raziel holds a practical engineer degree as well as B.A. in business management from Rupin College and M.A. in business management from Netanya College in Israel.