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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Michael Federmann

72 2000 Chairman of the Board

Joseph Gaspar

66 2008 Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Raanan Horowitz

2007 President and Chief Executive Officer of Elbit Systems of America

Itzhak Dvir

67 2008 Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Jacob Gadot

67 2009 Executive Vice President - International Marketing and Business Development

David Block Temin

59 2012 Executive Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer and Senior Counsel

Jonathan Ariel

58 2012 Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer

Elad Aharonson

41 2011 Executive Vice President and General Manager - Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Division

Adi Dar

43 2009 Executive Vice President and General Manager - Electro-Optics Elop Division

Edgar Maimon

59 2013 Executive Vice President and General Manager - EW and SIGINT Elisra Division

Yoram Shmuely

54 2008 Executive Vice President and Co-General Manager - Aerospace Division

Dalia Gonen

63 2008 Executive Vice President of Human Resources

Zeev Gofer

2009 Executive Vice President – Strategic and Business Development - North America

Avi Mizrachi

57 2014 Executive Vice President - Business Development - Southeast Asia

Ilan Pacholder

60 2009 Executive Vice President - Mergers and Acquisitions, Offset and Financing

Gideon Sheffer

66 2009 Executive Vice President - Strategic Planning and Business Development - Israel

Yehuda Vered

57 2013 General Manager of Elbit Systems Land and C4I Division

Avraham Asheri

78 2000 Director

Rina Baum

70 2001 Director

Yoram Ben-Zeev

70 2014 Director

David Federmann

40 2007 Director

Yigal Ne'eman

73 2004 Director

Dalia Rabin

64 2010 External Director

Yehoshua Gleitman

66 2010 External Director

Ehud Helft

IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Michael Federmann

Mr. Michael Federmann serves as Chairman of the Board of Elbit Systems Ltd since July 2000. He has held managerial positions in the Federmann Group since 1969, and since 2002 he has served as chairman and CEO of Federmann Enterprises Ltd. (FEL). Currently, he also serves as chairman of the board of directors of Dan Hotels Ltd. (Dan Hotels). Mr. Federmann is chairman of the board of governors of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (the Hebrew University). He serves as the president of the Israel - Germany Chamber of Industry and Commerce. Mr. Federmann holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and political science from the Hebrew University.

Joseph Gaspar

Mr. Joseph Gaspar serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Elbit Systems Ltd since April, 2008. He was appointed as a corporate vice president in 2000 and served as corporate vice president – strategy, technology and subsidiaries from 2000 until 2001. From 1996 until 2000, he held the position of corporate vice president, marketing and business development of Elop. Mr. Gaspar joined Elop in 1975 and held several management positions, including vice president and general manager of Elop’s optronics product division and co-manager of an Elop subsidiary in the United States. Mr. Gaspar holds a bachelor of science degree from the Technion in electronic engineering with advanced studies in digital signal processing and communication.

Raanan Horowitz

Mr. Raanan Horowitz serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Elbit Systems of America, a subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd since October, 2007. He served as executive vice president and general manager of EFW from 2001 until his current appointment. From 1991 until 2001, Mr. Horowitz held various management positions with EFW and other U.S. subsidiaries of the Company. From 1989 to 1991, he served as a senior program manager for Elbit Ltd. Mr. Horowitz serves on the executive committee of the board of governors of the Aerospace Industries Association and is a member of the executive committee of the national board of directors of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Mr. Horowitz holds an MBA from the Seidman School of Business of Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan. He also holds a master of science degree in electrical engineering and a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from Tel-Aviv University.

Itzhak Dvir

Mr. Itzhak Dvir serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Elbit Systems Ltd since April, 2008. During 2010, he also served as general manager (acting) of the UAS Division. He was appointed as a corporate vice president in 2000. Mr. Dvir served as general manager – UAV, tactical and security systems from 2003 until 2004. From 2000 through 2002, he was general manager – C4I and battlefield systems. From 1996 until 2000, he was vice president and division manager – UAV and C3 division. Mr. Dvir joined Elbit Ltd. in 1989 and held various management positions, including vice president – UAV division, vice president – advance battlefield systems division and marketing director – battlefield systems division. Prior to that he served as a career officer in the IAF, retiring with the rank of colonel. Mr. Dvir holds a bachelor of science degree in aeronautical engineering from the Technion and a master

Jacob Gadot

Mr. Jacob Gadot serves as Executive Vice President - International Marketing and Business Development at Elbit Systems Ltd since August, 2009. From 2008 until his current appointment he was executive vice president – mergers and acquisitions, after serving as corporate vice president – mergers and acquisitions since 2000. He also served as chief technology officer from 2001 until 2005. Mr. Gadot held the position of vice president – mergers and acquisitions from 1998 to 2000 and vice president – business development from 1996 to 1998. Mr. Gadot joined Elbit Ltd. in 1983 and held various management positions, including vice president – international marketing and head of the airborne division. Prior to that, he worked for Motorola Israel, after serving for ten years as an officer in the IAF. Mr. Gadot holds a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from the Technion.

David Block Temin

Mr. David Block Temin serves as Executive Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer and Senior Counsel at Elbit Systems Ltd since January 2012. After serving as executive vice president, chief legal officer and chief compliance officer since 2008. Prior to that he served as corporate vice president and general counsel since 2000 and as general counsel since 1996. From 1987 to 1996, he was a legal advisor to Elbit Ltd. Prior to that, Mr. Block Temin was an attorney with law firms in New York City. Mr. Block Temin received a juris doctor degree as well as a master of arts degree in international relations from Stanford University and holds a bachelor of arts degree in political science from the University of Maryland. He is admitted to the Israeli and New York bars.

Jonathan Ariel

Mr. Jonathan Ariel serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer at Elbit Systems Ltd since January, 2012. He joined Elbit Systems in 1996 and has held several positions within the legal department, including vice president and general counsel of Elop. Prior to joining Elbit Systems, Mr. Ariel served as a legal advisor both in-house and in private law firms in Israel and the U.S. Mr. Ariel holds an L.L.B degree in law from Tel-Aviv University and is admitted to the Israeli Bar.

Elad Aharonson

Mr. Elad Aharonson serves as Executive Vice President and General Manager - Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Division at Elbit Systems Ltd since January, 2001He joined Elbit Systems in 2004 and held various senior program management positions relating to UAS. Prior to that, Mr. Aharonson served as an officer in the IDF holding command positions in the Artillery Branch and in the Ground Forces’ UAV unit. Mr. Aharonson holds an L.L.B. degree in law and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the Hebrew University.

Adi Dar

Mr. Adi Dar serves as Executive Vice President and General Manager - Electro-Optics Elop Division at Elbit Systems Ltd since April 01, 2009. From 2006 until his current appointment, he served as Elop’s vice president for business development. Prior to that he served in a number of management positions in Elbit Systems, which he joined in 2002. From 1999 until 2002, he was vice president for business development and marketing at Elron Telesoft Ltd. Mr. Dar holds a bachelor's degree in industrial engineering from the Technion and an MBA from Tel-Aviv University.

Edgar Maimon

Mr. Edgar Maimon was appointed as Executive Vice President and General Manager - EW and SIGINT Elisra Division at Elbit Systems Ltd in February 2013. From 2005 until his current appointment Mr. Maimon served as vice president of marketing and business development at Elbit Systems EW and SIGINT – Elisra Ltd. (Elisra). He joined Elisra in 2004. Prior to that Mr. Maimon served for 26 years in the IAF, where he holds the rank of colonel (reserves). He served as the head of the IAF’s C4I systems engineering department and held several additional senior positions in the IAF. Mr. Maimon holds a bachelor of science degree in electronic engineering from Ben Gurion University.

Yoram Shmuely

Mr. Yoram Shmuely serves as Executive Vice President and Co-General Manager - Aerospace Division for Elbit Systems Ltd since April, 2008. after serving as executive vice president and co-general manager of the aerospace division since 2008. Mr. Shmuely served as corporate vice president and co-general manager – airborne and helmet systems since 2003. He served as corporate vice president and general manager – helmet mounted systems from 2000 until 2003. From 1998 until 2000, he was vice president – helmet mounted systems division. From 1996 until 1998, he served as president of a U.S. subsidiary of Elbit Systems. Mr. Shmuely joined Elbit Ltd. in 1990 and served as director of Elbit Ltd.’s helmet mounted display business. He served as a fighter aircraft pilot in the IAF. Mr. Shmuely holds a bachelor of science degree in electronic engineering from the Technion.

Dalia Gonen

Ms. Dalia Gonen serves as Executive Vice President - Human Resources at Elbit Systems Ltd since April, 2008. After serving as vice president – human resources from 2000. She became director of human resources in 1996. Ms. Gonen joined Elbit Ltd. in 1971 and held various positions in the human resources department. Ms. Gonen holds a bachelor of arts degree in sociology from Haifa University and a master of science of management degree from the Polytechnic University of New York.

Zeev Gofer

Mr. Zeev Gofer serves as Executive Vice President – Strategic and Business Development - North America at Elbit Systems Ltd since August, 2009. From 2008 until his current appointment he was executive vice president – business development and marketing, after serving as corporate vice president – business development and marketing since 2003. He previously served as corporate vice president and as co-general manager – aircraft and helicopter upgrades and systems from 2000 until 2003. From 1999 until 2000, he was vice president – aircraft upgrades and airborne systems division, having served as division manager since 1996. He joined Elbit Ltd. in 1982 and held various management positions, including director of the aircraft upgrade division, director of a major aircraft upgrade program, director of avionics system engineering and technical manager of the Lavi aircraft avionics program. Mr. Gofer holds bachelor's and master of science degrees in electronic engineering from the Technion and a master of science of management degree from the Polytechnic University of New York.

Avi Mizrachi

Mr. Avi Mizrachi is Executive Vice President - Business Development - Southeast Asia of the Company since July 2014. He joined Elbit Systems in 2013 as a senior vice president in the corporate marketing department. Prior to that, Mr. Mizrachi completed 33 years of service in the IDF, retiring with the rank of major general. From 2009 to 2012, he served as the commander of the IDF’s Central Command. Prior to that he held a number of senior command positions including head of the Technology and Logistics Branch and commander of the IDF’s Ground Forces. Mr. Mizrachi holds a bachelor of arts degree in computer science and business administration from Pace University in New York and is a graduate of the Harvard University Business School’s Advanced Management Program.

Ilan Pacholder

Mr. Ilan Pacholder serves as Executive Vice President - Mergers and Acquisitions, Offset and Financing at Elbit Systems Ltd since August, 2009. During 2007, he served as vice president and chief financial officer of Tadiran Communications Ltd. Mr. Pacholder served as corporate secretary and vice president – finance and capital markets of Elbit Systems from 2003 until 2006. From 2001 until 2003, he served as vice president – finance. Mr. Pacholder joined Elbit Ltd. in 1994 and held various senior positions in the finance department. Prior to joining Elbit Ltd. he served as the chief financial officer for Sanyo Industries in New York. Before that Mr. Pacholder worked for Bank Leumi in New York and held the position of vice president in the international and domestic lending departments. Mr. Pacholder holds a bachelor of arts degree in accounting and economics from Queens College in New York and an MBA in finance and investments from Adelphi University.

Gideon Sheffer

Mr. Gideon Sheffer serves as Executive Vice President - Strategic Planning and Business Development - Israel at Elbit Systems Ltd since August, 2009. From 2008 until his current position he served as executive vice president – strategic planning, after serving as corporate vice president – strategic planning since 2001. Prior to that he served as acting head of Israel’s National Security Council and as national security advisor to former prime minister Ehud Barak. In 1998, he completed 32 years of service in the IDF, retiring with the rank of major general. From 1995 to 1998, he served on the general staff as head of the IDF’s human resources branch. Before that, he served as deputy commander of the IAF. Mr. Sheffer held a number of command positions in the IAF after serving as a fighter aircraft and helicopter pilot. Mr. Sheffer holds a bachelor’s degree in Israel studies from Bar Ilan University and is a graduate of the Harvard University Business School’s Advanced Management Program.

Yehuda Vered

Mr. Yehuda (Udi) Vered serves as General Manager of Elbit Systems Land and C4I Division, of Elbit Systems Ltd since January 1, 2013. From 2009 until his current appointment Mr. Vered served as executive vice president – service solutions as well as vice president – marketing for the land and C4I division. Prior to that, since 2004 he served as chief financial officer and vice president for contracts and sales of the land and C4I division. Mr. Vered joined Elbit Systems in 2003 as vice president for contracts and sales and chief financial officer – ground, C4I and battlefield systems. Before that, he served as an aircrew officer in the IAF, where he holds the rank of colonel (reserves). Mr. Vered holds a bachelor of arts degree in management and economics from Tel-Aviv University, an MBA from Ben Gurion University and is a graduate of the Harvard University Business School’s Advanced Management Program.

Avraham Asheri

Mr. Avraham Asheri serves as Director at Elbit Systems Ltd since 2000. He has served as Economic Advisor and Director of several companies since 1998. He currently serves on the boards of directors of Mikronet Ltd. and Radware Ltd. Mr. Asheri was president and chief executive officer of Israel Discount Bank from 1991 until 1998, and executive vice president and member of its management committee from 1983 until 1991. Prior to that, he served for 23 years at the Israel Ministry of Industry and Trade and at the Israel Ministry of Finance, including as director general of the Israel Ministry of Industry and Trade, managing director of the Israel Investment Center and Trade Commissioner of Israel to the United States. Mr. Asheri holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and political science from the Hebrew University. Mr. Asheri serves as chair of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee and as a member of the Audit Committee, the Compensation Committee and the Financial Statements Review Committee of the Board. He is considered by the Board to have financial and accounting expertise under the Companies Law.

Rina Baum

Ms. Rina Baum serves as Director at Elbit Systems Ltd since 2001. Rina Baum is vice president for investments of FEL and since 1986 has served as director and general manager of Unico Investment Company Ltd. She serves as a director of Dan Hotels, Etanit Building Products Ltd. and Incotec Ltd., as well as in other managerial positions within the Federmann Group. She also serves as a director in Harel-PIA Mutual Funds Management Company Ltd. Mrs. Baum holds an L.L.B. degree in law from the Hebrew University.

Yoram Ben-Zeev

Mr. Yoram Ben-Zeev is the Director of the Company. He serves on the board of several non-profit organizations in Israel and is a member of the Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ (MFA) Nomination Committee. He served as Israel's ambassador to the Federal Republic of Germany from 2007 until 2012. Prior to that, he served for 26 years in various senior positions in the MFA, including as deputy general director, head of the North America Division and senior member of the directorate. Among other positions held during his service in the MFA, Mr. Ben-Zeev served as Israel's consul general to the West Coast in the United States, political advisor to the president of the State of Israel, special coordinator to the Middle East peace process, advisor to prime minister Ehud Barak for the Camp David Peace Conference and chairman of the MFA’s Steering Committee - Foreign Service Strategic and Functional Planning and of the Israel-Canada Annual Strategic Forum. Mr. Ben-Zeev has been the recipient of special awards for his diplomatic service from both the U.S. House of Representatives and the president of the Federal Republic of Germany. Mr. Ben-Zeev holds a bachelor's degree in Middle Eastern studies, political science and international relations from the Hebrew University. Mr. Ben Zeev serves as member of the Audit Committee and the Financial Statements Review Committee of the Board.

David Federmann

Mr. David Federmann serves as Director at Elbit Systems Ltd since 2007. His work experience includes the following roles: Business Development Manager at Freiberger Compound Materials GmbH and Director at Dan Hotels Ltd since May 5, 2008. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics and Philosophy from New York University.

Yigal Ne'eman

Mr. Yigal Ne'eman serves as Director at Elbit Systems Ltd since 2004. Mr. Yigal Ne’eman has served as the general manager of the Academic College of Israel in Ramat Gan since 2010. From 1994 to 2010, he served as the chairman and president of the Israel College. From 1989 to 1993, he served as chairman and as a shareholder of several industrial, commercial and service companies. Mr. Ne’eman served as the president and CEO of Tadiran Ltd (Tadiran) from 1981 to 1989. During that period he also served as chairman of the board of directors of Elisra Electronic Systems Ltd. and of Elop. Prior to that he held a number of management positions in the control and finance departments of Tadiran. Mr. Ne’eman completed his accounting studies at the Hebrew University and is a Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Ne’eman serves as a member of the Audit Committee, the Financial Statements Review Committee and the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee of the Board. He is considered by the Board to have financial and accounting expertise under the Companies Law.

Dalia Rabin

Ms. Dalia Rabin serves as External Director at Elbit Systems Ltd since November 18, 2010. Ms. Rabin has served since 2002 as the chairperson of the Yitzhak Rabin Center, a national institute dedicated to ensuring that former prime minister and minister of defense Yitzhak Rabin’s legacy continues to impact Israeli society through experiential educational programming, a national archive and a museum. She currently serves as a member of the board of directors of ACUM - Authors Composers and Music Publishers Society and of Peilim Investment Portfolio Management Company Ltd. Mrs. Rabin was a member of the Israeli government from 1999 until 2002. She was elected to the Knesset as a member of the Center Party in 1999 and served as chairperson of the Ethics Committee. She also served on the Constitution, Law and Justice Committee, the Committee for the Advancement of the Status of Women, the State Control Committee and the Committee for the Advancement of the Status of the Child. In 2001, Mrs. Rabin was appointed deputy minister of defense. She resigned in 2002 to head the Rabin Center. Prior to her election to the Knesset, Mrs. Rabin served as the legal advisor of the professional associations of the General Federation of Labor (the Histadrut). She also served for 14 years in the Tel-Aviv District Attorney’s Office in the Civil Division, specializing in labor law. Mrs. Rabin holds an L.L.B. degree in law from Tel-Aviv University. Mrs. Rabin serves as chair of the Compensation Committee and as a member of the Audit Committee, the Financial Statements Review Committee and the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee of the Board.

Yehoshua Gleitman

Dr. Yehoshua (Shuki) Jacob Gleitman serves as External Director at Elbit Systems Ltd since March 04, 2010. He currently serves as chairman of the board of directors of Capital Point Ltd. and is a director of Teuza – A Fairchild Technology Venture Ltd. Dr. Gleitman is a senior advisor to the World Bank on national policies for innovation, and he serves as an advisor to the governments of Serbia and Macedonia on similar subjects. From 2000 until 2005, he was the chief executive officer and a director of SFKT Ltd. From 1997 until 1999, Dr. Gleitman was the chief executive officer of Ampal-American Israel Corporation. Prior to that he served in various senior management positions in the Israeli government and in Israeli industry, including as director general and chief scientist of the Israel Ministry of Industry and Trade, chairman of the U.S.-Israel Industrial R&D Foundation, joint chairman of the U.S.-Israel Science and Technology Commission, managing director of AIMS Ltd., vice president and general manager of Elop Electro-Optic Industries Ltd.’s (Elop) marine and aerial operations and head of the Laser Branch of the IMOD. Dr. Gleitman serves as the honorary consul general of Singapore to Israel and is chairman of the Association for the Establishment of the Yitzhak Rabin Center. Dr. Gleitman holds bachelor's of science, master of science and PhD degrees in physical chemistry from the Hebrew University.

Ehud Helft