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Orbotech Ltd (ORBK.O)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Yochai Richter

74 2006 Active Chairman of the Board

Amichai Steimberg

54 2013 President, Chief Operating Officer

Asher Levy

57 2013 Chief Executive Officer

Ran Bareket

50 2015 Corporate Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Abraham Gross

65 2014 Corporate Executive Vice President for Technology & Innovation

Michael Havin

57 1996 Corporate Secretary

Jacob Richter

70 2012 Director

Michael Anghel

77 2008 External Independent Director

Yehudit Bronicki

74 2000 Independent Director

Dan Falk

71 1997 Independent Director

Avner Hermoni

68 2012 External Independent Director

Miron Kenneth

60 2014 Independent Director

Joseph Tenne

60 2014 Independent External Director

Eliezer Tokman

66 2007 Independent Director

Shimon Ullman

68 1992 Independent Director

Arie Weisberg

65 2009 Independent Director

Anat Earon-Heilborn

2014 Corporate Director of Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Yochai Richter

Mr. Yochai Richter serves as Active Chairman of the Board of Directors at Orbotech Ltd. since May 8, 2006. He served as Chief Executive Officer of the Company from November 2002 to May 8, 2006. He was the President and Chief Executive Officer from November 1994 to November 2002 and was a joint Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer from October 1992 to November 1994. Mr. Richter was among the founders of Orbot and served as a member of the board of directors and as a managing director of that company from its organization in 1983 until the Merger. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from The Technion – Israel Institute of Technology.

Amichai Steimberg

Mr. Amichai Steimberg serves as President and Chief Operating Officer at Orbotech Ltd. since January 1, 2013. His work experience includes the following roles: Chief Operating Officer at the Company (June 2010-December 2012), Deputy Chief Executive Officer - Global Finance and Operations at the Company (July 2009-May 2010), Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at the Company (May 2006-June 2009), Corporate Vice President for Finance and Chief Financial Officer at the Company (August 2000-May 2006), Executive Vice President of Orbotech, Inc. (subsidiary; January 1997-July 2000), Vice President Finance and Operations at the Company (1995-January 1997) and Chief Financial Officer at Orbot Instruments Ltd. Mr. Steimberg holds a Bachelors degree in Agricultural Economics and Business Administration from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He also graduated The Advanced Management Program (AMP) at Harvard Business School.

Asher Levy

Mr. Asher Levy serves as Chief Executive Officer at Orbotech Ltd. since January 1, 2013. His work experience at the Company includes the following roles: President of Global Business (June 2010-December 2012), Deputy Chief Executive Officer - Global Business (July 2009-May 2010), Executive Vice President for Business and Strategy (July 2006-June 2009), Corporate Vice President and President of the Printed Circuit Board Division (November 2002-July 2006), Managing Director of Orbotech Technology Ventures (a subsidiary; November 2000 to October 2002), President of Orbotech Pacific Ltd. (June 1997-July 2000). His work experience also includes the following roles: employee at Orbot (from 1990), Vice President for sales and marketing at Orbotech, Inc. and employee at Digital Equipment Corporation. He holds a Bachelors degree in Industrial Engineering and Management from Ben Gurion University and a MBA degree from Tel Aviv University.  He also graduated The Advanced Management Program (AMP) at Harvard Business School.

Ran Bareket

Mr. Ran Bareket serves as Corporate Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Orbotech Ltd. since July 1, 2015. His work experience includes the following roles: Vice President, Finance and Operations at the Company’s PCB division (July 2014-June 2015), vice president and chief financial officer of IVC Industries, Inc. (January 2012-June 2014), has held various finance positions at Kulicke & Soffa Industries, Inc. (January 2000-December 2011). He holds a Bachelors degree in Accounting and Management from Tel Aviv College of Management and a MBA degree from Pennsylvania State University. He is a Certified Public Accountant.

Abraham Gross

Dr. Abraham Gross serves as Corporate Executive Vice President for Technology and Innovation at Orbotech Ltd. since October 2014. His work experience includes the following roles: Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at the Company (May 2006-October 2012), Deputy Chief Scientist of the OCS (=Office of the Chief Scientist at the Ministry of Economy and Industry of the State of Israel), Chief Scientist at the Company (2000-May 2006) and Chief Engineer at Microvision, Inc. (1998-2000). He joined the Company in 1985 and has held various managerial and research positions relating to R&D of optical techniques for testing and inspection of electronic materials, laser plotter technologies and laser matter interaction. Dr. Gross has authored numerous scientific publications related to electro-optics and optical engineering.  He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics and a Master of Science degree in Physics, both from The Technion – Israel Institute of Technology and a Doctorate of Science degree in Physics from Drexel University.

Michael Havin

Mr. Michael Havin serves as Corporate Secretary at Orbotech Ltd. since August 1996.  Prior to joining the Company, he practiced as a commercial attorney in Jerusalem (1991-1995) and in Melbourne, Australia (1983-1989). He is qualified to practice law both in Israel and in Australia. He holds a LLB degree and a Bachelor of Arts from Monash University in Melbourne.

Jacob Richter

Dr. Jacob Richter serves as Director at Orbotech Ltd. since 2012. He held this role before at the Company (October 27, 1992-August 15, 1993 and September 29, 1997-February 11, 2009). His work experience includes the following roles: Chairman of the board of directors and Chief Technology Officer at Medinol Ltd., Director at Medinol Ltd. (since 1993), Managing Director at Marathon - Capital Development Fund Ltd. (1992-1994), Director of Marketing of Orbot (from January 1992 until the Merger), Director of New Product Development of Orbot (January 1990-1992), Director of Product Development of Orbot (1986-1990) and Head of Research and Development of the Israeli Air Force. He holds a Doctorate of Science degree in Brain Research from Tel Aviv University and has worked as a post-doctoral and research fellow at the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory of The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Michael Anghel

Dr. Michael J. Anghel serves as External Independent Director at Orbotech Ltd. since September 18, 2008. He is the Chairman of the Audit and Remuneration Committees. His work experience includes the following roles: has led the Discount Investment Corporation Ltd. activities in the fields of technology and communications (1977-1999), Founder of Tevel, Founder of Cellcom, Founder of CAP Ventures (1999), Chief Executive Officer at DCM (the investment banking arm of the Israel Discount Bank; 2004-2005), Director at Elron, Elbit, Nice, Gilat, American Israeli Paper Mills, Maalot, Hapoalim Capital Markets, Syneron Medical Ltd., Evogene Ltd., Design Ltd., Dan Hotels Ltd., Lumus Ltd., BiolineRx Ltd. and the Strauss-Group Ltd., Chairman of the Center for Educational Technology, Lecturer of finance and corporate strategy at Recanati Graduate School of Business Administration of Tel Aviv University, Chairman of the Tel Aviv University’s Executive Program and has been involved in various technology enterprises. Dr. Anghel holds a Bachelors degree in Economics from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a MBA degree and a Doctorate in Philosophy degree in Finance from Columbia University in New York.

Yehudit Bronicki

Mrs. Yehudit (Dita) Bronicki serves as Independent Director at Orbotech Ltd. since 2000. She has served as Director at the Company before, between August 15, 1993 and February 27, 1994. Her work experience includes the following roles: Managing Director of Ormat Industries Ltd. (from 1991), Co-founder of Ormat Turbines Ltd (in 1965), President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Ormat Technologies, Inc. and Member of the Advisory Board of the Bank of Israel (1994-2001). Mrs. Bronicki holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Sciences from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and in 2007 she received a PhD. Honoris Causa from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology.

Dan Falk

Mr. Dan Michael Falk serves as Independent Director at Orbotech Ltd. since 1997. He is Member of the Audit and Remuneration Committees and Chairman of the Nominating Committee. His work experience includes the following roles: President and Chief Operating Officer at Sapiens International Corporation N.V. (1999-2000), several Executive positions holder at Israel Discount Bank Ltd. (1973-1985), Chairman at Orad Hi-Tech Systems Ltd., External Director at Nice Ltd., Director at Ormat Technologies Inc., Attunity Ltd., Nova Measuring Systems Ltd., Amiad Water Systems Ltd., and Plastopil Ltd. Mr. Falk holds a Bachelors degree in Economics and Political Science and a MBA degree, both from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Avner Hermoni

Mr. Avner Hermoni serves as External Independent Director at Orbotech Ltd. since 2012. He is member of the Audit, Remuneration and Nominating Committees. His work experience includes the following roles: Chief Executive Officer of NaanDanJain Irrigation Ltd. (from 2007), Chief Operations Officer of Nice Ltd. (2003-2005), Chief Executive Officer of Shiron Satellite Communications Ltd (2000-2003), President at Kulicke & Soffa (Israel) Ltd. and Corporate Vice President at Kulicke & Soffa Industries, Inc. (1997-1999), President of Orbot Instruments Ltd. (1990-1997) and Co-Managing Director of Orbot’s subsidiary in Belgium (1986-1989). Mr. Hermoni holds a Bachelors degree in Economics from Haifa University.

Miron Kenneth

Mr. Miron (Ronnie) Kenneth serves as Independent Director at Orbotech Ltd. since 2014. His work experience includes the following roles: Director at Allot Communications Ltd., Chairman of the board of directors at Teridion Technologies Ltd., Chief Executive Officer of Pontis Ltd. (2011-2013) and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Voltaire Ltd. (2001-2011). He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and Computer Science from Bar Ilan University and a MBA degree from Golden Gate University in San Francisco, California, USA.

Joseph Tenne

Mr. Joseph Tenne serves as Independent External Director at Orbotech Ltd. since 2014. He is member of the Audit and Remuneration Committees. His work experience includes the following roles: Vice President - Finance at Itamar Medical Ltd., Chief Financial Officer at Orgemesis Inc (March 2014-July 2014), Vice President – Finance at Ormat Industries Ltd. (January 2006-April 2013), Chief Financial Officer at Ormat Technologies Inc (March 2005-April 2013) and he holds Directorship at a variety of public companies (since July 2003). He holds a Bachelors degree in Accounting and Economics and a MBA degree, both from Tel Aviv University. He is a Certified Public Accountant.

Eliezer Tokman

Mr. Eliezer Tokman serves as Independent Director at Orbotech Ltd. since 2007. He is member of the Remuneration Committee. His work experience includes the following roles: Chief Executive Officer of Siemens Israel (2008-March 2015), Senior Vice President-Business Integration at Philips Medical Systems (2001-2002), Senior Vice President for Product Strategies and Director of global Computed Tomography (CT) Engineering at Marconi Medical Systems (1998-2001), President of Elscint America and General Manager of Elscint CT division. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Electrical Engineering from The Technion – Israel Institute of Technology.

Shimon Ullman

Prof. Shimon Ullman serves as Independent Director at Orbotech Ltd. since 1992. He is member of the Nominating Committee. His work experience includes the following roles: Professor of Computer Science in the Computer Science and Applied Mathematics Department of the Weizmann Institute, Head of the latter Department (1994-2003), Chief Scientist of Orbot (1983-2005), Professor at the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory of MIT and Chief Scientist-Product Business Group at Applied Materials, Inc. (new products development in the process diagnostic and control (PDC); part-time basis; 1997-2003). Prof. Ullman holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics, Biology and Physics from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a Doctorate of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In 2008 he received the David E. Rumelhart Prize in human cognition and in 2014 the EMET Prize.

Arie Weisberg

Mr. Arie Weisberg serves as Independent Director at Orbotech Ltd. since June 2009. His work experience includes the following roles: Director at Plastopil Hazorea Company Ltd., Director at Advanced Vision Technology Ltd. (AVT), Consultant to various companies, President and Chief Operating Officer at the Company (May 8, 2006-June 2009), Co-President of Global Resources (November 2002-May 2006), Executive Vice President of Global Resources (August 2000-November 2002), Corporate Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Global Resources (January 2000-August 2000), Corporate Vice President for Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer at Global Resources (August 1995-January 2000), Co-General Manager of Orbotech S.A. (January 1993-August 1995), Director of Finance and Operations of Orbot’s subsidiary in Belgium (July 1991-January 1993), General Manager at Sinus Ltd. (1988-1991) and West Region General Manager at Solcoor Inc. (1984-1988). He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Economics from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Anat Earon-Heilborn