MANAGEMENT

Ronen Badichi – President, Power Systems Division, AROTECH

Ronen has served as the head of Electric Fuel since December 2007. A former General Manager of Epsilor, Ronen has also served as the General Manager of Maoz Industries – a high end supplier of displays to the aviation industry – as well as a project manager at BAE Systems. An F-16 Avionics Integration manager in the Israeli Air Force, Ronen holds a B.Sc. in Physics and Electro-Optic Engineering from the Lev Institute of Technology in Jerusalem.

Alex Stepansky – General Manager

Alex has served as General Manager of Epsilor since 2009. Previously he worked in the semiconductors industry as a program manager for Applied Materials Israel and was program manager and division manager of HLS and military reconnaissance and observation systems in ELSEC (Subsidiary of Elbit Systems). In the past he was Military engineer and an IDF program manager. He holds a B.Sc. in mechanical engineering from the Technion Israel Institute of Technology.

Felix  Frisch – VP Marketing & Sales

Felix joined Electric Fuel as VP of Marketing and Sales in 2014. Prior to his arrival at Epsilor-Electric Fuel, Felix led the European business unit of Aeronautics Ltd., a world leader in Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS). Felix holds an MBA from Bar-Ilan University and a BA in Political Science and Communications from the Tel-Aviv University. A veteran journalist on military affairs, Felix has also served as the Spokesman for Microsoft in Israel.

Gabi Ayalon – VP of Engineering & R&D

Gabi joined Electric Fuel as VP of Engineering & R&D in 2015. Prior to his arrival at Epsilor-Electric Fuel, Gabi was the VP of R&D at Tadiran Telecom and the VP of Engineering at Tadiran America  in the USA. in the past he worked in companies related to the defense industry in a variety of engineering positions. Gabi earned a BSc. in Computer Engineering from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, he received his MSc. in Management from Florida Institute of Technology

Jonathan Sassen – Chief Technical Officer

Jonathan holds a B.Sc. First Class Honors Degree from Oxford University, UK in Metallurgy and Materials Science. He has worked at Electric Fuel for over 25 years managing numerous research and development projects covering all aspects of batteries: electrodes, electrolyte, separator, integration, module and battery design, failure analysis, charging systems, environmental control, etc. His strengths are electrode development, failure analysis and integration. He is the holder of five patents.

Malka Kalderon – QA Manager

Malka joined Electric Fuel in 1995 and became the QA Manager in 2003. In 2008 she was named QA manager of Epsilor. Today, she is the QA manager of the merged Epsilor-Electric Fuel Ltd. company at both facilities in Dimona and Bet Shemesh. Malka holds a BA degree from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and is a Certified Quality Engineer.

Eli Saks – Chief Financial Officer

Eli joined the Arotech Battery and Power Systems division in 2004 and now serves as its CFO. Previous to that he was at Ernst & Young, as a senior auditor of high tech companies. Eli is a Registered CPA and holds a BA in Accounting and Economics from Bar Ilan University and an MBA from the Ono Academic College.