Highcon appoints Yair Alcobi as CEO

Highcon Systems Ltd has announced a leadership transition effective August 1st. Yair Alcobi will take over as the CEO, succeeding Shlomo Nimrodi. On the same day, Nimrodi will replace Alon Bar Shany as the Active Chairman of the Board of Directors. Bar Shany will continue to serve as a member of the Board.

Yair Alcobi brings over 25 years of experience in technology and advanced manufacturing. He holds a BSc in Mechanical Engineering from the Technion, an Executive MBA from Haifa University, and has completed executive programs at Stanford Graduate School of Business and the Technion Institute of Management. Alcobi has previously held senior leadership roles at XJET Ltd., KLA Corporation (formerly Orbotech), Kulicke & Soffa (K&S), and other companies, where he consistently drove growth and innovation.

Speaking on his appointment Alcobi said, “Prior to committing to Highcon, I visited drupa 2024. Highcon’s presence there was vibrant and impactful, and the opportunity to get an overview of the industry was invaluable. I look forward to coming on board, meeting customers, employees, partners and customers, and to leading Highcon to ever-greater success.”

Outgoing CEO Shlomo Nimrodi commented, “After five exhilarating but challenging years and following the success of drupa 2024 as a culmination of the repositioning of Highcon and its portfolio, the time is right for me step down as CEO. I’m immensely proud of what we’ve achieved at Highcon. I have complete confidence in the team I’ve built and in Yair’s ability to lead Highcon into the high-growth chapter of the coming years.”

My association with Highcon continues with my new role of Chairman of the Board and I’d like to thank Alon who has filled this role so effectively over the last three and a half years.”

Back to News













All Copyright Reserved @ Sumi Publications 2024      Site Design: Photo Monkey