Michael Rosenberg, Non-Executive Chairman
Michael Rosenberg began his career in 1957 with the merchant bankers Samuel Montagu and Co Ltd, where he subsequently joined the board in 1972. Following the company's acquisition by Midland Bank he left the board in 1974 to co-found a healthcare business, later known as United Medical Enterprises Ltd, which provided management services and equipment services to hospitals internationally. Michael became chairman of the British Healthcare Export Council (now known as A.B.H.I.) and led a number of trade missions overseas. He was also a founding shareholder and director of TVAM in 1983, the first UK commercial breakfast TV channel and has been active in the media sector as a director and shareholder of David Paradine Ltd (the family business of Sir David Frost) since 1974. Michael was recent appointed as a Non Executive Director of Shefa Yamim (ATM) Ltd.
Michael was a shareholder and later chairman of what is now known as Numis Securities Plc from 1989 to 1999. He has held a number of chairman and non-executive positions on the board of AIM-quoted companies, including Catalyst Media Group pl(current) and previously,Dori Media Ltd Pilat Media Global plc, Photon Kathaas Productions Ltd and Amiad Water Systems Ltd. In 1994 Michael was awarded the OBE for services regarding trade with Hong Kong and has previously served as chairman of the DTI's committee on trade with Hong Kong and as a director of the China Britain Business Council.
Avi Engel, Non-executive Director
Currently a private investor, company adviser and a non-executive director, Avi founded and led Pilat Media Global plc. as its CEO for twelve years until its sale for $100 million in March 2014. Prior to that Avi was the CEO of Pilat Technologies International, also AIM listed and an HR services and software company. With 25 years of public company experience on AIM and the TASE, Avi is deeply familiar with what it takes to strategize for long term shareholder value creation. Avi holds B.Sc. in Industrial and Management Engineering from the Haifa Technion and an MBA from the Tel Aviv University.
Avraham (Avi) Hartmann, Chief Executive Officer
Avi Hartmann founded Mobiltel Communication Services in 1996 and served as its CEO for three years, until it was bought-out by Pelephone, the first mobile telephony provider in the country, in 1999. During this period he created a development and sales infrastructure which defined, developed, and marketed a GPS-based location product for vehicles, which was the first product of its kind in the country to use GPS technology. In 2004, together with Doron Kedem and his son, Uri, he founded Starcom.