Biographies des Dirigeants

Israel Gal
Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors

As of March 2016, Israel Gal has entered his role as Executive Chairman of the Acoustiguide Group Board of Directors.
Mr. Gal has served as the CEO of Acoustiguide Group (formerly Espro-Acoustiguide) from 1997 to February 2016, growing it from an OEM manufacturer into global multimedia technology company. He has overseen many acquisitions, including the acquisition of Acoustiguide Corporation in 2005 which formed the Acoustiguide Group, and the purchase of Tristan Interactive in 2013. Incorporating Tristan Interactive (today: Acoustiguide Interactive) into the Group brought Acoustiguide to become a prominent DEVELOPER and provider of Mobile Apps for the Museum, Tourism and Entertainment industries worldwide.
In 2015 Mr. Gal has founded a Joint Venture that created and formed Acoustiguide China (Jiashan), the Group's new entity in China.
Israel spent 20 years in the Israel Defense Forces, retiring as Colonel. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Economics and Business Administration from Bar-Ilan University and a Master's degree in Political Science and Jewish History from the University of Haifa. In 2012, Mr. Gal was awarded the Knight’s Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland for his contribution to promoting the Polish culture in the state of Israel, after bringing alive a unique and heroic story of turning the Warsaw Zoo into a haven for Polish resistance and persecuted Jews during WWII. At the present time, Israel is devoting much efforts in bringing alive the forgotten heritage of the Jews of Tianjin, China, and commemorate the one synagogue left in this city.

Nadav Karni
CEO

Nadav Karni joined Acoustigude in 2003 and served as CFO till 2012. He had a leading role in Acoustiguide Corporation in 2005 which formed the Acoustiguide Group.
In years 2012 till 2016 Nadav served as CFO of two medical devices companies - one for Home use HomeSkinovations Ltd and the other for professional use Invasix Ltd.
Nadav returned to Acoustiguide in 2016.
Prior to joining Acoustiguide in 2003, Nadav worked as senior manager at Ernst & Young for six and a half years. In his management role at E&Y, Nadav was responsible for dozens of companies, some trading on Israeli and foreign markets.

Nadav received his Bachelor's degree in business management and accounting at the College of Management.

Oshrat Balul
CFO

Oshrat Balul joined Espro in 2011.

Prior to her current position, Oshrat has held the position of CFO in Redstone Real Estate Investments, a private real estate development company operating in CEE and CIS regions; the position of CFO in Leader Real Estate International, (international entrepreneur company which is part of the traded Shrem Fudim Group in the TLV stock exchange); and Audit Senior Manager in Ernst & Young Israel, experienced in financial and tax consulting for public companies all over the world. Oshrat is a CPA and holds a B.A. in Business Management.

Ronit Tzur Decker
Directrice de marketing

Ronit Tzur Decker a intégré Espro en 1996. Trois ans plus tard, elle devenait responsable du service de communication et marketing international. Après la consolidation du groupe Espro Acoustiguide, en 2005, elle est devenue directrice de la communication de la société.

 

Ronit a été trois ans administratrice marketing d’ATL Advanced Technology (devenue Ness Technologies) et a commencé sa vie professionnelle en traduisant des films et des séries TV pour l’Israeli Broadcasting Authority. Elle possède un Bachelor degree de l’Université hébraïque de Jérusalem, où elle a étudié, entre autres, la littérature anglaise.
 

 

Shmuel Shalem
Directeur, directeur technique

Shmuel Shalem est responsable des activités techniques de la société, de l’aspect recherche et développement à la conception complète des produits.


Avant de participer à la fondation d’Espro, en 1992, il a travaillé huit ans chez National Semiconductors Ltd. (Israël), où il dirigeait une équipe de concepteurs de puces et d’ingénieurs software responsables de la vérification des nouveaux produits électroniques VLSI.


Shmuel a un Master of Science en Electrotechnique de l’université de Santa Clara en Californie, où il s’était spécialisé dans les ordinateurs, les systèmes numériques et la microélectronique. Il est aussi titulaire d’un Bachelor's degree (BSEE) de l’Institut israélien de technologie Technion. 

 

Menachem Schorr
Vice président, directeur des ventes Europe

Menachem Schorr a rejoint Espro en 1998 après avoir été directeur financier d’une société commerciale israélienne et directeur adjoint de Bank Tefahot pour la région de Tel Aviv et le centre d’Israël.


Il est titulaire d’un Bachelor’s degree en Economie et a étudié l’Economie d’entreprise à l’université de Tel Aviv. Il assume chez Espro les fonctions de directeur support commercial et de vice-président.
 

Eyal Ben Gigi
Directeur de production des équipements

Eyal Ben Gigi, responsable des opérations et du support technique, a rejoint Espro en 1994 après avoir dirigé l’équipe de production de la division systèmes de Tadiran. Il a obtenu son Bachelor’s degree in Management and Economics et son Master's degree in Business Administration (MBA) à l’Université Ouverte de Tel Aviv.