Orbotech Ltd., Interview with Asher Levy, CEO

Watch the CEO Signature Series interview with Asher Levy, CEO of Orbotech Ltd. (ORBK).

Asher Levy, CEOAsher Levy, CEO

Mr. Asher Levy has been the Chief Executive Officer of Orbotech (Nasdaq ORBK) since January 2013.

Prior to this, for over 2 decades he served in various senior management positions at the company, including Executive Vice President for Business and Strategy, President of the Printed Circuit Board Division, and President of Orbotech Pacific Ltd during which time he was relocated to Hong Kong.
Before joining Orbotech, Mr. Levy worked for Digital Equipment Corporation. Mr. Levy is a graduate of the advanced management program at Harvard Business School. He holds an MBA from Tel Aviv University and a B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering & Management from Ben-Gurion University in Israel.

Company Description:
Orbotech Ltd. was incorporated in Israel, as a company limited by shares, on February 8, 1981 under the name `Optrotech Ltd.' pursuant to the provisions of the then current Israeli Companies Ordinance. The legislative framework within which Orbotech Ltd. and its Israeli subsidiaries now operate is the Israeli Companies Law, 1999, as amended (the "Companies Law"), which originally became effective on February 1, 2000, and the Israeli Companies Ordinance (New Version) 1983, as amended (the "Companies Ordinance"). The Ordinary Shares are listed on the Nasdaq Stock Market ("Nasdaq") under the Global Select Market tier and are traded under the symbol ORBK. Effective as of October 27, 1992, the Company acquired all the ordinary shares of Orbot Systems Ltd. ("Orbot"), a private Israeli company which was engaged primarily in the design, development, manufacture and marketing of AOI systems for use in the manufacture of PCBs, and subsequently merged with Orbot, with Orbotech Ltd.

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Referenced Symbols: ORBK

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