Alistair Rae, Non-Executive Chairman 

Alistair was chief executive of Imagelinx Plc, an AIM listed company where he was recruited to restructure the business and which was then sold in 2013. He was the group finance director of Jarvis Plc from 2004 to 2005, guiding the company through a period of intense financial reconstruction. Prior to this he was a director in the corporate finance department of HSBC Investment Bank from 1996 to 2002 and before that he worked in corporate finance at Cazenove for ten years in the UK and the Far East. Alistair qualified as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG.

Efraim Manea, CFO

Mr Manea joined the Company as its finance controller in June 2008, managing its financial aspects including financial reporting, corporation accounting and tax preparation, budget and forecasting and risk management. He has more than seven years of accounting and management experience and before joining SimiGon served for approximately four years as an Audit Team Manager at Ernst & Young's High-Technology sector. Mr Manea is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a BA in Accounting and Business Administration from the College for Management in Israel.

Ran Pappo, Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr. Ran Poppo has 25 years of business experience while delivering results worldwide. Mr. Pappo is the Chief Executive Officer of Diva Hirschthal Ltd. a multi-million dollar organization engaged in designing, manufacturing and world wild selling of high quality swimwear. Mr. Pappo also serves as a director in JS Group Srl, supervising its financial activities while reviewing its manuals and goals. Mr Pappo is a strategic consultant focusing on organizational workflows, financial forecasting, budgeting, auditing, human resources optimization, production planning and marketing. Mr Pappo has an extensive financial knowledge including budgeting, managing and auditing financial statements for multi-national Organizations and its global multinational subsidiaries. Mr. Pappo holds a BS in Business Administration, Finance and International Marketing, from the College for Management in Israel.

Amos (Ami) Vizer, President and CEO

Ami founded SimiGon Ltd. in 1998. He was previously a founder of Logi-cali, a software development house specializing in data storage applications. Before this, he was a business development manager at ISYS, a software development company specializing in organization management systems. In total, he has over 12 years of IT-related management experience.



Mr. Eyal brings nearly 20 years of business advisory and entrepreneurial experience to the board. Mr. Eyal began his career as a corporate lawyer at global law firm Steptoe & Johnston LLP. He then went on to join UMA Solar LLC, a leading thermal and solar power distributor, as the company’s COO and Legal Affairs Manager for 9 years. Following his exit from UMA Solar, Mr Eyal went on to become founder and CEO of TEVA Energy LLC, managing a team of experts in the development and distribution of renewable-energy solar solutions across North America and the Caribbean. Mr. Eyal spearheaded the merger of Superior Solar Systems LLC and TEVA Energy LLC to form TEVA Alternative Energy LLC of which he was appointed CEO and managing member. Mr. Eyal is a qualified D.C. lawyer holding a Judicial Doctorate from Georgetown University. 

Deborah M. Bitman, Independent Non-Executive Director

Mrs. Deborah M. Bitman has extensive experience on school improvement committees and other school activities and programs. Mrs. Bitman works with various educators to address curriculum standards and needs. Working as a director at the Jewish Academy of Orlando, she has great experience in school policy guidance, budget review, future plans, and creating and managing educational curriculum. Mrs. Deborah M. Bitman holds a Bachelor in English from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and a Masters in Elementary Education from Indiana University in Bloomington.