People: Top Image Systems Ltd (TISA.TA)

TISA.TA on Tel Aviv Stock Exchange

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23 Jul 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Izhak Nakar

62 2009 Chairman of the Board

Ido Schechter

53 2004 Chief Executive Officer and Director

Gili Shalita

37 2008 Chief Financial Officer

Shingo Kado

2012 General Manager of Top Image Systems, Japan

Alex Toh

37 General Manager, APAC

Omri Gelb

2013 General Manager, Executive Vice President, USA

Barry Richards

2013 Managing Director, EMEA

Michael Schrader

37 General Manager, EMEA

Lyron Bentovim

44 2008 Independent Director

Elie Housman

76 2000 Independent Director

Asael Karfiol

47 2010 External Independent Director

Osnat Segev-Harel

50 2011 External Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Izhak Nakar

Mr. Izhak Nakar serves as Chairman of the Board at Top Image Systems Ltd. In 2001 – 2009, Mr. Nakar served as a Director. Since 2009, Mr. Nakar has served as the Active Chairman of the Board. In the beginning of 2009, Izhak Nakar purchased most of the equity of Charterhouse Group International in us and became the Active Chairman of the Board and a major shareholder. Mr. Nakar has co-founded several technology companies including us and TopGuard (acquired by Elron Software NASDAQ:ELRN), e-Mobilis and has founded Anir Vision and NIR 4 YOU TECHNOLOGY. Mr. Nakar served in the Israeli Air Force from 1970 to 1987, where he led various large-scale, highly technical development projects, including leading a development team that worked in cooperation with the U.S. Air Force. He received his B.Sc. in Computer Science from Bar Ilan University in 1982, and an MBA from Bar Ilan University in 1984. Mr. Nakar is a recipient of the “Israel Defense Award,” bestowed annually by the President of Israel, for the development of high-tech systems in the field of intelligence for the Israeli Defense Forces. He also received the “Man of the Year Award” in Business and Management (‘95-’96) in recognition of his business accomplishments and contributions to the growth and development of Israeli high-tech companies. In addition, in 2004, Mr. Nakar was elected as a member of the Board of Israel-Japan chamber of Commerce.

Ido Schechter

Dr. Ido Schechter serves as Chief Executive Officer and Director at Top Image Systems Ltd. He has been our CEO since January 2002 and has been a director since December 2004. From January 2001 until he became CEO, Dr. Schechter was Vice President of TIS’ ASP2, an initiative of ours to offer data collection services via the Internet, using the eFLOW® platform solution. Prior to that Dr. Schechter had been the TIS’s Vice President of Sales since August 1996. From January 1995 until August 1996, Dr. Schechter served as General Manager of Super Image, a former affiliate of ours, which operated a form processing service bureau. From August 1993 to December 1994, Dr. Schechter oversaw the start-up of automatic form processing services at Israel Credit Cards, Ltd. From 1991 to 1993, Dr. Schechter was a research scientist at the Horticultural Research Institute of Ontario, Canada. Dr. Schechter is the recipient of eight Honors and Scholarships, has published or presented more than twenty-five articles and is a Captain in the Israeli Air Force. Dr. Schechter received his Ph.D. and M.Sc. in Plant Physiology from the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada and his B.Sc. from the Hebrew University in Israel.

Gili Shalita

Ms. Gili Shalita serves as Chief Financial Officer at Top Image Systems Ltd., since August, 2008. From August 2007 until she became CFO, Ms. Shalita served as the Director of Finance of the Company. Prior to joining us, from March 2005, Ms. Shalita served as the Controller of PMC-Sierra Israeli branch (Formerly: Passave). From July 2003 until March 2005, Ms. Shalita served as risk and control manager of Intel Israel. Between the years 2000 and 2003, Ms. Shalita worked at Ernst & Young Israel as a CPA in the high-tech practice group. Ms. Shalita is certified licensed public accountant (Isr.). She holds a B.A. in Economics and Accounting from the Tel Aviv University and an MBA in Finance from Bar Ilan University.

Shingo Kado

Mr. Shingo Kado serves as General Manager of Top Image Systems, Japan, a subsidiary of Top Image Systems Ltd., since June 30, 2012. Mr. Kado has a long history with TIS, since when he was working at Toyo Ink, TIS’s distributor in Japan, as an engineer of TIS product since 1992. Mr. Kado continued working after the establishment of TIS Japan in 2004 when TIS acquired the eFLOW division of Toyo Ink, and became director of the engineering department in 2006. In the following years, Mr. Kado developed both his engineering knowledge and business development skills.

Alex Toh

Mr. Alex Kian Hong Toh serves as General Manager, APAC at Top Image Systems Ltd. He joined us in 2007 with our acquisition of Asiasoft and serves as general manager of our Asia Pacific ("APAC") operations. He founded Asiasoft in 2004 and has managed it since then. Asiasoft has been engaged in research & development in Capture, Content Management as well as solutions for shared services centers in its various facilities in Asia. Prior to founding Asiasoft, Mr. Toh founded Virtual Homes Pte Ltd, an online 3D / VRML company providing users with online 3D designs of their own homes. Mr. Toh is a graduate of the National University of Singapore with a degree from its School of Computing.

Omri Gelb

Mr. Omri Gelb serves as General Manager and Executive Vice President, USA at Top Image Systems Ltd., since 2001. Mr. Gelb leads US sales, marketing and business development activities. Mr. Gelb previously served as the Managing Director of TIS EMEA. In that capacity, Mr. Gelb quickly led the diverse and wide spread EMEA group into a strong, unified and growing team. He developed and implemented a sales strategy strongly focused on high value accounts and effective partnerships with distribution channels. In 2001, Mr. Gelb joined TIS as the USA and Canada Director of Sales. His work allowed the company to fortify its reputation as the top provider of Intelligent Document Recognition solutions. Prior to joining TIS, Mr. Gelb represented Wapay, a start-up company in the US and was a Senior Account Manager at Micro Tempus, a Canadian software company in Montréal, Canada. Mr. Gelb holds a Bachelors of Commerce in International Business and Business Management from what is known today as the John Molson School of Business, at Concordia.

Barry Richards

Mr. Barry C. Richards serves as Managing Director, EMEA of Top Image Systems Ltd. Prior to his current position, he served as the Managing Director of TIS UK from August 2009, having previously held posts of Senior Business Development Manager and UK Sales Manager. Since joining TIS he has been successful in establishing new business partnerships and has won major projects in Central Government, Insurance and Retail sectors. Mr. Richards brings a great wealth of knowledge as he has worked in the data capture and document management industry since 1989. His experience includes the creation of a partner distribution channel for OCR products as well as the implementation of many in house and outsourced document and process management solutions throughout the UK and Ireland. Prior to joining the document management industry, he held posts in the MOD and as an IBM shift leader and systems analyst.

Michael Schrader

Mr. Michael Schrader serves as General Manager, EMEA at Top Image Systems Ltd. Prior to that, he has served as manager of our German operation since 2004. Mr. Schrader has been with us since 1999, initially serving as a software engineer, a technical team leader, an international strategic project manager and as the director of engineering for Europe. Prior to joining us, Mr. Schrader was a software engineer at Siemens and owned a Document Management consulting and development business. Mr. Schrader holds a B.Sc. of Business Engineering and Administration and is an Associate Engineer of Siemens Technical College.

Lyron Bentovim

Mr. Lyron L. Bentovim serves as Independent Director at Top Image Systems Ltd., since November 17, 2008. From August 2009 until July 2012, Mr. Bentovim served as the Chief Operating Officer and the Chief Financial Officer of Sunrise Telecom, a US company engaged in developing test and measurement solutions for telecom networks. Prior to joining Sunrise Telecom Mr. Bentovim was a Portfolio Manager for Skiritai Capital LLC, an investment advisor based in San Francisco. He has over 15 years of industry experience, including his experience as a member of the board of directors at Three-Five Systems, Sunrise Telecom, and Argonaut Technologies. Prior to his position in Skiritai Capital LLC, Mr. Bentovim served as the President, COO, and co-founder of WebBrix Inc. Additionally; Mr. Bentovim spent time as a Senior Engagement Manager with strategy consultancies USWeb/CKS, the Mitchell Madison Group and McKinsey & Company. As a Senior Engagement Manager, Mr. Bentovim advised many Fortune 1000 companies in the Financial Services, Insurance, Retail, and Manufacturing sectors. During his consulting career, Mr. Bentovim assisted companies in exploring and developing solutions in the areas of strategic planning and operational improvements. Mr. Bentovim is experienced in evaluating Global 500 organizations and implementing strategies designed to streamline processes, reduce inefficiencies and achieve significant overhead reductions. Mr. Bentovim has an MBA from Yale School of Management and a Law degree from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

Elie Housman

Mr. Elie Housman serves as Independent Director at Top Image Systems Ltd., since May, 2000. Mr. Housman was a principal at and consultant to Charterhouse Group International from 1989 until June 2001. At Charterhouse, Mr. Housman was involved in the acquisition of a number of companies with total sales of several hundred million dollars. Prior to Charterhouse, he was co-owner of AP Parts, a $250 million automotive parts manufacturer. Mr. Housman was also the Chairman of Novo Plc. of London, a leading company in the broadcast storage and services industry. At present, Mr. Housman is a director of three public companies, ICTS International, N.V., a prominent aviation security company and EVCI Career Colleges Incorporated. In addition, Mr. Housman serves as a director of Bartech Systems International, Inc., which is a privately held company in the United States. Mr. Houseman is also the Chairman and CEO of Inksure Technologies.

Asael Karfiol

Mr. Asael Karfiol serves as External Independent Director at Top Image Systems Ltd. Mr. Karfiol has been active in the field of venture capital and investment banking for more than 15 years in which he incorporates his financial education and expertise together with his technological and marketing education and expertise. Mr. Karfiol is a Partner and an Executive Director in Mooreland Partners, a global technology focused investment banking firm based in Greenwich Connecticut, with offices in New York, Silicon Valley and London. Prior to that, Mr. Karfiol served as General Partner at Hyperion Israel Venture Partners for seven years. From 1995 through 2001, Mr. Karfiol served as Vice President at Ascend Venture Capital, an Israeli venture capital fund and at ITI – Integrated Technologies of Israel, an American-Israeli investment company. Prior to that, Mr. Karfiol served as Marketing Manager for the Keter Plastic Group and as General Manager of a strategic international marketing consulting firm for leading Israeli corporations. Mr. Karfiol holds a B.Sc. (summa cum laude) in Electrical Engineering and an MBA (magna cum laude) from Tel Aviv University.

Osnat Segev-Harel

Ms. Osnat Segev-Harel serves as External Independent Director at Top Image Systems Ltd., since December, 2011. Ms. Segev-Harel has extensive experience of over 15 years in the business development for high-tech companies. Ms. Segev-Harel serves as CMO and VP of business development for Sapiens International Corporation N.V. From 2005 through 2009 Ms. Segev-Harel served as a director of sales strategy and planning and as director of business development in NICE Actimize Inc. in New York, in which she has acquired a deep knowledge of the global banking industry in general and in North America in particular From 1995 through 2005 she served as business development executive in IBM, Israel, including as an account manager in IBM’s Banking Division. Prior to that, between 1988 and 1994 Ms. Segev-Harel was a User Interface project leader in Digital Equipment Corporations, Israel. Ms. Segev-Harel holds a Practical Engineering degree from the Hadassah College in Jerusalem, a B.Sc. in Futurism from the State University of New York and an MBA from Derby University majoring in Strategy. Ms Segev-Harel has completed a Directors Certification Program at Bar Ilan University. Ms. Segev-Harel possesses professional competence as required by the Companies Law and regulations deriving thereof.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Izhak Nakar

351,000

Ido Schechter

471,000

Gili Shalita

--

Shingo Kado

--

Alex Toh

--

Omri Gelb

--

Barry Richards

--

Michael Schrader

--

Lyron Bentovim

15,570

Elie Housman

15,570

Asael Karfiol

27,075

Osnat Segev-Harel

27,075
As Of 30 Dec 2011

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