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AVT Names Yariv Avisar as Chairman of Its Board of Directors

Monday, November 07, 2016

Press release from the issuing company

Hod-Hasharon, Israel – AVT, the world leader in print inspection, print process control and quality assurance, has announced the appointment of Yariv Avisar as Chairman of the company’s board of directors. Mr. Avisar replaces Mr. Dani Falk, who resigned from the AVT board last month for personal reasons. 

Mr. Avisar brings more than 16 years of global business management, including extensive experience building versatile, effective executive teams, spearheading organization-wide scale-up efforts, and overseeing international business growth initiatives via strategic planning.  In addition to AVT, Mr. Avisar also serves as Board Chairman for GlucoMe, a provider of diabetes management solutions; an active Director at Human Eyes (Vuze Camera- 360° 3D) and a Director in Unitronics (traded in Euronext Stock Exchange, and since 2004 also in the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange) , which develops technological solutions for automatic parking and logistics automation 

Mr. Avisar's career also includes successful leadership, go-to-market and corporate roles such as Vice President and GM of Hewlett Packard’s Scitex division, as well as CEO of SCR, which was acquired by Allflex in 2015.  Mr. Avisar holds a B.A. in Business Administration and International Marketing from Tel Aviv Business Management College.

AVT is among the world’s top automatic inspections solutions providers in the global labeling and packaging industries with More than 5,000 AVT inspection systems installed worldwide..  AVT’s leadership status is bolstered by one of the print inspection industry’s largest R&D groups, as well as partnerships with the most prominent names in printing, including key players in the burgeoning digital printing sector.    

“I am pleased to join AVT as Board Chairman, which provides me with the opportunity to contribute to the company’s continued success,” said Mr. Avisar.  “AVT has a solid reputation for developing innovative inspection and process control solutions, and I hope to play a role in maximizing its financial and business potential for both employees and shareholders.”

“I am pleased to welcome Yariv to AVT,” said Jaron Lotan, AVT's President & CEO.  “Yariv’s impressive background in the print industry and proven business experience in complex business environments make him an important asset to our Board of Directors, and will support our continued growth.”


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