Major General (Ret.)
Avi Mizrachi, CEO
xMaj. Gen. (ret.) Avi Mizrachi joins UVision as CEO. Prior to joining UVision, Mr. Mizrachi joined Elbit Systems in 2013 as an EVP for Business Development – South East Asia and Israel. Mr. Mizrachi was responsible for one third of the sales revenue of Elbit Systems ($ 3.4 billion) as well as leading the path for the successful acquisition of Israel Military Industries (IMI) Systems. He was a Senior Management member, reporting to Elbit Systems CEO.From 2009 to 2012, he served as the commander of the IDF’s Central Command. Prior to that he held a number of senior command positions including head of the Technology and Logistics Branch and commander of the IDF’s Ground Forces. Mr. Mizrachi holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in computers science and business administration from Pace University in New York and is a graduate of the Harvard University Business School’s Advanced Management Program.
Lt. Col (Res.) Zvika Alon brings to UVision over 35 years of aerospace & defense industry experience. Prior to joining UVision, Mr. Alon served as the Chief Executive Officer of RADA Electronic Industries Ltd. His former positions in RADA included Vice President of Business Development and Marketing & Chief Operating Officer. Previously, Mr. Alon has served in various managerial positions in one of the major division within the Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), as Director of Business Development and Marketing, Director of electrical and avionics engineering, avionics programs manager and operational definition officer in the “Lavi” project office. Mr. Alon served in the Israeli Air Force for eleven years as a fighter pilot. Mr. Alon holds a B.Sc. Degree in Mathematics and Computer Science and a M.Sc. Degree in Computer Science, both from Tel Aviv University.
With 20 years of extensive engineering experience in the field, Mr. Hakim was involved in design, development and implementation of all aspects of UAS. His experience encompasses the development process from conceptualization to PC and embedded software implementation. Mr. Hakim has made major contributions in all of UVision’s systems, starting from the Blue Horizon and Sparrow ISTAR UAS and all the way to the latest members of the growing family of the Hero loitering munition (LM). During his career Mr. Hakim gained vast knowledge and expertise in all UAS and LM related fields, including: launching and propulsion and airframe design, navigation and mission sensor integration, flight control and navigation, video tracking, 2D and 3D mapping, mission design and analysis, telemetry and video visualization and synchronization, data recording and replay, terrain analysis, six degrees of freedom simulation and flight-line testing and servicing applications.
Eyal Ben Naftali,
Mr. Ben Naftali brings vast experience in the areas of Finance and Accounting to his position at UVision.
He has held a number of finance positions in both public and private sectors including Frutarom, Deloitte, Ministry of Finance, and others. In his last position Mr. Ben Naftali served as a Group Financial Controller at Tadir-Gan Group, a public company listed in the Israeli stock exchange owned by the FIMI fund. In his previous positions Mr Ben Naftali managed financial teams, monitored cashflow, budgets, and reported to Management, BOD, Israel Security Authority and Tax Authorities.
Mr. Ben Naftali is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and holds a BA in Economics & Accounting from the Hebrew University.
VP Sales & Marketing
xYonatan Yaron is the Vice President for Business Development, Marketing and Sales of UVision Air.
With more than 20 years of experience in the Defense and Aerospace Industry, Mr. Yaron has led a significant number of programs and marketing campaigns supporting international customers worldwide.
Mr. Yaron has accumulated experience in Mission Systems, Electro-Optic equipment, Avionics’ & UAV business areas. Throughout his career, he has been responsible for major marketing campaigns and execution of major programs and engineering lead.
Mr. Yaron holds two master degrees and a is a Bachelor of Science (BSc) graduated from the Hebrew University.