RAFAEL Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. has appointed EVP Dr. Ran Gozali as head of the company’s Land and Naval Systems Division.
Dr. Gozali is replacing Moshe Elazar who has been appointed as CEO of Aeronautics, recently purchased by RAFAEL and Avichai Stolero.
Dr. Gozali (50 years old) holds a BSc. from the University of Be’er Sheva, an MSc. in electrical engineering from Haifa’s Technion and a PhD. from Virginia Tech.
Dr. Gozali joined RAFAEL in 2004, and has since then served in various senior managerial-technological capacities. Between the years 2011-2014, Dr. Gozali served as CEO of Goji, and upon returning to RAFAEL, he was appointed as head of the company’s R&D and Engineering Division, presiding over more than 2500 engineers and scientists.