Mr. Doron Birger
Mr. Birger served as a director Given Imaging Ltd. (publicly traded NASDAQ and TASE) from June 2000 until February 2014, and was chairman of the board of Given Imaging from 2002 to 2007. Mr. Birger served as Chief Executive Officer of Elron Electronic Industries, Ltd. (publicly traded NASDAQ and TASE), or Elron, from August 2002 until April 2009. Prior to that, he held other executive positions at Elron, including President since 2001, Chief Financial Officer from 1994 to August 2002, and Corporate Secretary from 1994 to 2001.
Until April 2009, Mr. Birger was a director or chairman of the board of directors of many privately held companies in the Elron group in the fields of medical devices, semiconductors and communication. From 1991 to 1994, Mr. Birger was Chief Financial Officer at North Hills Electronics Ltd., an advanced electronics company. From 1990 to 1991, Mr. Birger served as Chief Financial Officer of Middle-East Pipes Ltd., a manufacturer in the metal industry.
From 1988 to 1990, Mr. Birger served as Chief Financial Officer of Maquette Ltd., a manufacturer and exporter of fashion items.
From 1981 to 1988, Mr. Birger was Chief Financial Officer and director at Bateman Engineering Ltd. and I.D.C. Industrial Development Company Ltd. Mr. Birger is a director in non-profit organizations including the National Science & Technology Museum in Haifa, Israel, the chairman of Carmel Ltd., Haifa University Economic Corporation, a participant in the board of the Israeli Association of Electronics & Software Industries, a board member of Young Entrepreneurs, a board member in the Sam Spiegel Film and TV school in Jerusalem and a board member of DVI – Dental Volunteers for Israel. Mr. Birger holds a B.A. and an M.A. degree in economics from the Hebrew University, Jerusalem.