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Orbotech Ltd (ORBK.O)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Yochai Richter

71 2006 Active Chairman of the Board

Amichai Steimberg

51 2013 President, Chief Operating Officer

Asher Levy

55 2013 Chief Executive Officer

Ran Bareket

2015 Corporate Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Michael Havin

55 1996 Corporate Secretary

Jacob Richter

68 2012 Director

Michael Anghel

77 2008 External Independent Director

Yehudit Bronicki

73 2000 Independent Director

Dan Falk

71 1997 Independent Director

Avner Hermoni

66 2012 External Independent Director

Eliezer Tokman

63 2007 Independent Director

Shimon Ullman

66 1992 Independent Director

Arie Weisberg

63 2009 Independent Director

Anat Earon-Heilborn

2014 Corporate Director of Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Yochai Richter

Mr. Yochai Richter is Active Chairman of the Board of Orbotech Ltd. 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 received his degree in mathematics from the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology (the “Technion”) in Haifa in 1972.

Amichai Steimberg

Mr. Amichai Steimberg is President, Chief Operating Officer of Orbotech Ltd. He has served as Chief Operating Officer from June 2010 to December 2012, and as Deputy Chief Executive Officer - Global Finance and Operations from July 2009 to May 2010. From May 2006 to June 2009, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, prior to which he had, from August 2000 to May 2006, served as Corporate Vice President for Finance and Chief Financial Officer. From January 1997 to July 2000, he served as the Executive Vice President of Orbotech, Inc., and from 1995 to January 1997, he served as that company’s Vice President Finance and Operations. Prior to joining Orbotech, Mr. Steimberg was Chief Financial Officer of Orbot Instruments Ltd. Mr. Steimberg obtained his bachelor’s degree in agricultural economics and business administration from the Hebrew University.

Asher Levy

Mr. Asher Levy is Chief Executive Officer of Orbotech Ltd. He served as President Global Business from June 2010 to December 2012, and as Deputy Chief Executive Officer - Global Business from July 2009 to May 2010. From July 2006 to June 2009, he served as Executive Vice President for Business and Strategy, prior to which he had, from November 2002 to July 2006, served as Corporate Vice President and President of the Printed Circuit Board Division. From November 2000 to October 2002, he served as the managing director of Orbotech Technology Ventures, the wholly-owned venture capital fund of the Company, and from June 1997 to July 2000, he served as the President of Orbotech Pacific Ltd. He joined Orbot in 1990, and between that time and 1997 he held various managerial and marketing positions with Orbot and, following the Merger, with the Company, including vice president for sales and marketing at Orbotech, Inc. Prior to joining Orbot, Mr. Levy worked for Digital Equipment Corporation. Mr. Levy holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering and management from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Israel and a master’s degree in business administration from Tel Aviv University. He is a graduate of the advanced management program at Harvard Business School.

Ran Bareket

Mr. Ran Bareket CPA is Corporate Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company, effective as of July 1, 2015 . Mr. Bareket, who is a Certified Public Accountant, joined the Company in July 2014 , as Vice President, Finance and Operations in the Company's PCB Division. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Bareket served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of IVC Industries, Inc., a leading manufacturer of nutritional supplements and non pharmaceutical drug products and, before that, in various finance positions at Kulicke & Soffa, a global leader in the design and manufacture of semiconductor, LED and electronic assembly equipment, including as Corporate Vice President and as its Principal Accounting Officer. He received his bachelor's degree in accounting and management from the Tel Aviv Management College in Israel and his MBA from Pennsylvania State University .

Michael Havin

Mr. Michael Havin is Corporate Secretary of Orbotech Ltd. Prior to joining the Company he practiced as a commercial attorney in Jerusalem from 1991 to 1995 and in Melbourne, Australia, from 1983 to 1989. He is qualified to practice law both in Israel and in Australia and holds bachelor of laws and bachelor of arts degrees from Monash University in Melbourne.

Jacob Richter

Dr. Jacob Richter. Ph.D., is Director of Orbotech Ltd. He serves as the chairman of the board of directors and chief technology officer of Medinol Ltd., an Israeli company that designs, manufactures and sells stents, and has been a director of that company since 1993 and also serves on the boards of directors of a number of other privately held companies. He was managing director of Marathon—Capital Development Fund Ltd., an Israeli venture capital fund, from 1992 to 1994, and was director of marketing of Orbot from January 1992 until consummation of the Merger. Previously, he was director of new product development of Orbot from January 1990 until 1992, and director of product development of Orbot from 1986 until 1990. Prior to joining Orbot he was head of research and development of the Israeli Air Force. He holds a doctorate 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 is External Independent Director of Orbotech Ltd. Dr. Anghel is a member of the board of directors of Partner Communications Company Ltd. and Syneron Medical Ltd., both of which are Israeli Nasdaq-listed companies. He is also a director of the Strauss-Group Ltd., Dan Hotels Corporation Ltd, Evogene Ltd. and BioLineRx Ltd., all of which are Israeli companies listed on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (the “TASE”). Dr. Anghel is chairman of the board of directors of the Israeli Center for Educational Technology. From 2004 to 2005, he served as the president and chief executive officer of Discount Capital Markets Ltd. In 1999, he founded CAP Ventures Ltd., and served as its managing director from 1999 to 2004. From 1977 to 1999, he served as director and senior manager of Discount Investment Corporation Ltd. Dr. Anghel has been instrumental in founding several major Israeli communications operating companies as well as a variety of other advanced technology ventures. Dr. Anghel was formerly a full-time member of the faculty of the Graduate School of Business Administration of Tel Aviv University and currently serves as chairman of Lahav, its Executive Program. Dr. Anghel received his bachelor’s degree in economics from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (the “Hebrew University”) and his master’s degree in business administration and a doctorate in finance and business from Columbia University.

Yehudit Bronicki

Mrs. Yehudit Bronicki is Independent Director of Orbotech Ltd. She also served as Director of the Company between August 15, 1993 and February 27, 1994. Mrs. Bronicki has, since 1991, been the Managing Director of Ormat Industries Ltd. (Ormat), an Israeli manufacturer and developer of renewable energy power plants, the predecessor of which, Ormat Turbines Ltd., she co-founded in 1965. Mrs. Bronicki is the president and chief executive officer, and a member of the boards of directors, of Ormat Technologies, Inc. (Ormat Technologies), a subsidiary of Ormat and a Delaware company listed on the New York Stock Exchange, and its subsidiaries. She served as a member of the Advisory Board of the Bank of Israel between 1994 and 2001. Mrs. Bronicki received her bachelor’s degree in social sciences from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (the Hebrew University), followed by advanced studies in management, finance and marketing.

Dan Falk

Mr. Dan Falk is Independent Director of Orbotech Ltd. He serves as a member of the boards of directors of Nice Systems Ltd. (“Nice”), Attunity Ltd. and Nova, all of which are Israeli Nasdaq-listed companies, and of Ormat Technologies. He is also chairman of the board of directors of Orad Hi-Tec Systems Ltd., an Israeli company listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. From July 1999 to November 2000, he served as the president and chief operating officer of Sapiens International Corporation N.V., a Netherlands Antilles company. He was Executive Vice President of the Company from August 1995 to July 1999 and, between June 1994 and August 1995, served as its Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Prior thereto, he was Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company from October 1992 until June 1994. He was director of finance and chief financial officer of Orbot from 1985 until consummation of the Merger. He received a master’s degree in business administration in 1973 from the Hebrew University School of Business and had 15 years’ experience in finance and banking, including senior positions at Discount Bank, prior to joining the Company.

Avner Hermoni

Mr. Avner Hermoni is External Independent Director of Orbotech Ltd. He has, since 2007, served as chief executive officer of NaanDanJain Irrigation Ltd., an Israeli company. From 2003 to 2005, he was chief operations officer of Nice and, from 2000 to 2003, was chief executive officer of Shiron Satellite Communications Ltd. From 1997 to 1999, he simultaneously held the positions of president at Kulicke & Soffa (Israel) Ltd. and corporate vice president at Kulicke & Soffa Industries, Inc., a Nasdaq-listed company. From 1990 to 1997 he served as president of Orbot Instruments Ltd. From 1986 to 1989 he served as co-managing director of Orbot’s subsidiary in Belgium. Mr. Hermoni holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Haifa.

Eliezer Tokman

Mr. Eliezer Tokman is Independent Director of Orbotech Ltd. He currently serves as the chief executive officer of Siemens Israel and on the boards of directors of a number of privately-held companies. From 2001 to 2002, he served as senior vice president at Philips Medical Systems responsible for business integration, and from 1998 to 2001, he was employed by Marconi Medical Systems in the positions of senior vice president for product strategies and director of global computed tomography (CT) engineering. From 1977 to 1998, Mr. Tokman was employed within the Elscint group of companies in a variety of managerial roles, including as president of Elscint America and general manager of the CT division. Mr. Tokman holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the Technion.

Shimon Ullman

Prof. Dr. Shimon Ullman is Independent Director of Orbotech Ltd. He holds the position of professor of computer science in the Computer Science and Applied Mathematics Department of the Weizmann Institute, and served as head of that department from 1994 to 2003. He was the chief scientist of Orbot from its organization in 1983 until consummation of the Merger and of the Company following the Merger until 2005. Dr. Ullman was previously a full professor at the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory of MIT. From 1997 to 2003 he served on a part-time basis as the chief scientist for new products development in the process diagnostic and control (PDC) product business group of Applied Materials, Inc. (Applied). Dr. Ullman has been named as the 2008 recipient of the international Rumelhart award in human cognition.

Arie Weisberg

Mr. Arie Weisberg is Independent Director of Orbotech Ltd. He serves as a member of the board of directors of Lumenis Ltd., an Israeli Nasdaq-listed company, and Advanced Vision Technology Ltd. From May 2006 to June 2009, he was President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company. From November 2002 to May 2006, he was Co-President for Global Resources, and from August 2000 to November 2002 he served as Executive Vice President for Global Resources. From January to August 2000, he was Corporate Executive Vice President for Global Resources and Chief Financial Officer. From August 1995 to January 2000, he was Corporate Vice President for Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer. From January 1993 to August 1995, he was co-general manager of Orbotech S.A. and from July 1991 to January 1993, he was director of finance and operations of Orbot’s subsidiary in Belgium. Prior to joining Orbot he was, from 1988 to 1991, general manager of Sinus Ltd., a manufacturer of internal combustion valves, and from 1984 to 1988, he was west region general manager of Solcoor Inc. He received his bachelor’s degree in agricultural economics from the Hebrew University.

Anat Earon-Heilborn