CONTROP Appoints Mr. Hagay Azani to CEO
Hod HaSharon, Israel, June 5, 2018, CONTROP Precision Technologies Ltd. – a company specializing in the field of electro-optics and IR defense and homeland security solutions – announces the appointment of Mr. Hagay Azani, the company’s VP Marketing & Sales for the past year and a half, as its new CEO, replacing Mr. Dror Sharon, who led the company since 2012.
CONTROP’s Chairman of the Board, Mr. Yuval Miller, commented: “We congratulate Mr. Azani on this appointment. He takes on this leadership role during a period of growth and expansion of the company, and we have full trust in his ability to continue this momentum and achieve even higher goals.”
“We would like to thank Dror for his great service for the past 6 years, during which time CONTROP grew significantly to become one of the leading companies in its field. We wish Dror well and much success in his future endeavors.”
For the past year and a half, Mr. Azani served as the company’s VP Marketing & Sales. Prior to that, he served as CONTROP’s Chief Operations Officer (COO) for 4 years. Prior to joining CONTROP, Mr. Azani held his last position at Elbit C4I and Land Systems as Business Unit Manager of Land & Unmanned Ground Systems.
Mr. Azani, Lt. Col. (Reserves), served in the Israel Defense Forces in a wide variety of roles, including Lt. Col. in the Rocket Division of the Artillery Corps. Prior to that, he was a Battalion Commander and Deputy Regiment Commander. He is an Industrial Engineer with an Executive MBA from Bar Ilan University.
About CONTROP Precision Technologies Ltd.
CONTROP specializes in the development and production of electro-optical and precision motion control systems for surveillance, defense and homeland security.
CONTROP’s main product lines include: high performance Stabilized Observation Payloads used for day/night surveillance onboard UAS, small UAS and aerostats/balloons, helicopters, light aircraft (A/C), maritime patrol boats, remote weapon stations, armored fighting vehicles and other land installations; automatic Intruder Detection Systems for coastal and border surveillance, port/harbor security, the security of sensitive sites and ground troops security; Thermal Imaging Cameras with high performance continuous zoom lens and state-of-the-art image enhancement features, and more.
CONTROP’s products are in daily operational use in many of the most critical surveillance, homeland security and defense programs worldwide.
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