General Manager, Visonic
Eli Gorovici joined Visonic in February 2012 as General Manager. Mr. Gorovici has over 15 years of experience in senior management, sales, engineering, customer support, business development and product management in multiple digital data communications companies. Most recently he was President and Chief Executive Officer of DVTel and was a director on the board, responsible for growing the business from inception to a market leadership in the video over IP segment of the security market. Prior to that, Mr. Gorovici served as Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing for NICE's Visual Interaction Management Division.
Mr. Gorovici holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from the University of Bridgeport, Connecticut.
Ofir Bar Levav
Vice President Finance, Visonic
Ofir Bar Levav joined Tyco Security Products in May 2012 as Vice President Finance, Visonic. During the previous 10 years Mr. Bar Levav held numerous finance management positions for Procter & Gamble in Tel Aviv, Israel, Geneva, Switzerland and Brussels, Belgium. In his most recent role, he served as CFO, Duracell Powermat Joint Venture for Procter & Gamble.
Mr. Bar Levav holds a Master of Philosophy degree from Tel Aviv University, as well as Bachelors’ degrees in both accounting and philosophy, also from Tel Aviv University.
VP Research and Development, Visonic
Mr. Amir Gefen joined Visonic in 2006. Throughout his career, Mr. Gefen has managed complex projects combining hardware, software and RF design, mostly in the communication and IT arena for 30 years.
Prior to joining Visonic, Mr. Gefen served for 9 years as VP R&D in several large technological companies, including Alvarion and Teledata, as well as in start-up companies such as TransSky. He also managed for few years the Strategic Business Unit of Security and Surveillance in the Mer Conglomerate, a security system integrator group, for which he directed one of the biggest security projects related to the 2004 Athens Olympic Games. Mr. Gefen began his career as R&D Project Manager in the Israeli Defense Forces.
Mr. Gefen holds a BSc in Electronic Engineering from Tel Aviv University & EMBA from Tel Aviv Recanati university.
VP Operations, Visonic
Mr. Zeev Botzer joined Visonic as Vice President of Operations in 2006. Mr. Botzer brings a wealth of over 20 years experience in operations. Before joining Visonic, for 13 years Mr. Botzer served in different positions in Verint Systems, a leading provider of enterprise workforce optimization and security intelligence solutions. In his last position, he was Vice President of Global Operations. Prior to Verint, Mr. Botzer worked in various operations management positions in Optrotech and in Laser Industries.
Mr. Botzer holds a BSc (with honors) in Industrial and Management Engineering from Tel Aviv University.
VP Resources & Strategy, Visonic
Shelly Bloch is the Head of HHC & Telemedicine since 2006. After serving for 4 years as Visonic's Vice President of Strategy and Resources , Mrs. Bloch departed from the company to become the General Manager of GO Software Company. Prior to that, Mrs. Bloch served as the COO of Israel-on-Line (IOL), and Human Resources Manager of MATAV, a leading cable communications company.
Mrs. Bloch holds a B.A. degree in International Relations and English from Tel-Aviv University, and an M.A. degree in Human Resource Management from Leicester University
Plant Manager Kiryat Gat, Israel
Yehiel Rotblat has been with the Visonic Group for over 14 years. Prior to his appointment as Plant Manager of Visonic Ltd. in April 2002, he served as the group's Manufacturing Manager for four years. Previous to that, he was Manager of the Production Operations Department that oversees the production activities of all three companies in the Visonic Group.
Before joining the Visonic Group, Mr. Rotblat was active in the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF), where he achieved a rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He was part of the software implementation team for the IDF's Operational Activities Program.
Mr. Rotblat holds an M.B.A. degree from Haifa University.
Chief Information Manager
Aharon Zagory has served as Chief Information Manager since 1996. A recognized authority on information systems management, he has conducted seminars on ERP implementation for Israeli and international professionals. Before joining Visonic, Mr. Zagory was a consultant specializing in industrial engineering and information systems.
Mr. Zagory holds a B.Sc. degree in Industrial Engineering and Management and an MBA degree from Tel Aviv University.