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Eltek Names Ron Freund as Chief Financial OfficerDecember 31, 2021 | PRNewswire
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Eltek Ltd., a global manufacturer and supplier of technologically advanced solutions in the field of printed circuit boards, announced that its Board of Directors has named Ron Freund as its Chief Financial Officer, effective January 1, 2022. Freund will succeed Mr. Alon Mualem, who resigned to pursue a business opportunity.
Prior to joining Eltek, Freund served as the CFO of Ophir Tours Ltd. from 2015 to 2021. From 2011 to 2014, Freund served as the CFO of Middle East Tube Company Ltd., an Israeli public company, traded on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE). In previous roles, Freund served as Deputy CEO and CFO of Soltam Systems LTD. and as a Senior Partner at Ernst & Young Israel. Freund holds a B.A. degree in Accounting and Economics from the Hebrew University, Jerusalem, and is a licensed CPA (Israel).
Eli Yaffe, CEO, commented: "The entire management team at Eltek is excited to have Mr. Freund on board and we are confident that he will be an important factor in Eltek's growth and future success. I would also like to take this opportunity to thank Alon Mualem for his contribution to our company, mainly with respect to Eltek's successful turnaround that we implemented during the last 3 years and wish him all the best in his next endeavor."
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