ScoutCam announced the appointment of Mr. Yovav Sameah (above) as the Company’s new Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Sameah will replace Dr. Yaron Silberman, who will step down to pursue new opportunities. ScoutCam has developed the world’s smallest cameras based on micro visualization technologies. Today it provides video camera down to, 1mm Outer Diameter, Focal Distance of down to 2mm, with wireless option or wired option of up to 30m distance.
Most recently Yovav Sameah served as CEO of Frontline PCB Solutions, a non-public worldwide provider of Pre-Production and Industry 4.0 SW solutions in the PCB industry, presently owned by KLA-Tencor Corp. Prior to Frontline PCB Solutions, he served as Corporate Vice President and Chief Products Officer at Orbotech.
Prof. Benad Goldwasser, the Executive Chairman of the Board’ said that ScoutCam is now ripe to graduate from its status as an R&D phase company. “We will look to Mr. Sameah to navigate us forward as we transition to a fully-commercialized international company with sales and customers across various industries.”
In February 2021, ScoutCam appointed Professor Jacob Bortman as director of its business development in the field of Industry 4.0. Prof. Bortman most recently held the post of Israeli Air Force’s Head of Material Directorate, where he oversaw the maintenance of all IAF aircraft, and prior to that served as both its Head of the Aircraft Department and Head of the UAV and Space Department. Following his retirement from the IAF, he transitioned to academia where he now teaches and researches as a professor of mechanical engineering at Ben-Gurion University in Israel.