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Ceramic and Metal AM Technologies Provider XJet announces New Executive Chairman and Management Hires

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Above: XJet Carmel AM System/Image Credit: XJet

XJet Ltd. – a provider of ground-breaking metal and ceramic additive manufacturing technologies and solutions recently announced two key appointments in their management team. Avi Cohen who currently sits on several boards including Nova (NASDAQ: NVMI) and Cortica joins as Executive Chairman of the Board and Aviv Boim as Chief Financial Officer. The appointments support the company as it returns “back to normality”, looking forward to growth following a year focussing on R&D during the global pandemic.

“Cohen brings a wealth of C-level and board member experience and will be instrumental in XJet scaling-up the business. His strategic input will provide insight for the company’s growth,” says Hanan Gothait, CEO and Founder of XJet. “We have capitalised on the time during the pandemic to work hard in our labs on R&D, and to improve and fine tune our systems. Now we are ready to roll out and grow the entire ceramic and metal AM markets. Avi’s experience and leadership skills will help us drive that forward.”

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Above: Avi Cohen – Cohen has joined XJet as Executive Chairman of the Board/Image Source: XJet

An authority within the capital equipment business, Cohen has had various roles within the semiconductor market including as an executive at KLA (NASDAQ: KLAC). He has also served as CEO of RR Media (now part of SES, Euronext: SESG).

With a background in banking, Aviv Boim brings many years of experience in the telecommunications, network security and healthcare industries via his executive and financial positions at Tikcro, Imperva and Orckit Communications. According to Gothait: “Aviv’s experience, which goes beyond finance and the role of a Chief Financial Officer is valuable and will help propel the growth of XJet and streamline its business processes.”

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Above: Aviv Boim – Boim joins XJet as Chief Financial Officer

In addition to these appointments, XJet is also expanding its business development team, with Gal Raz appointed to Business Development Director. Raz’ extensive knowledge and experience in the 3D printing market is well known. He has been involved in the industry for over two decades and has managed several 3D printing service bureaus. As well as appointing global industry experts in channel management to expand XJet’s reach to new countries and regions in Europe and Asia Pacific already connecting with dozens of potential partners.

“XJet continues to attract some of the best talent in the industry, and I look forward to working with the team and seeing the results as XJet continues its growth in ceramic and metal additive manufacturing,” concludes Gothait.


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