Nano Dimension Ltd, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA, has announced the appointment of Dr Yoav Nissan Cohen to the company’s board of directors, effective immediately. Dr Nissan-Cohen will replace Yaron Eitan, who has served on the board of Nano Dimension since March 2020.
“I am very excited to join Nano Dimension’s board of directors,” stated Dr Nissan-Cohen. “The company has a truly transformative vision for the future of manufacturing and an exceptionally qualified and professional team. I am looking forward to helping management to turn the company’s vision into a reality.”
Dr Nissan-Cohen’s career covers almost forty years of scientific research, technology development, and executive management. He started as a research scientist in General Electric’s R&D Center in New York. In 1988, he joined National Semiconductor, and, in 1993, was one of the founders of Tower Semiconductor, where he served as CEO, took the company public on Nasdaq, and built a $1.5 billion advanced semiconductor facility.
Dr Nissan-Cohen was a venture partner in a large VC fund, and later served as the chairman and CEO of Amimon, a semiconductor company providing the only solution for a zero-latency wireless camera link for various medical and other video applications. Dr Nissan-Cohen is an executive board member in Weebit, a semiconductor company developing a new class of semiconductor memory chips, and the chairman of Visionlab, a company specialising in advanced vision-based solutions for industrial and military applications, as well as TeraCyte, a biotechnology company which developed a platform for high throughput temporal analysis of live single-cells, with breakthrough applications for research, discovery, and development of new drugs and therapies. Dr. Nissan-Cohen holds a PhD in Physics from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.
Mr. Yoav Stern, Nano Dimension’s chairman and Chief Executive Officer, added, “Dr Nissan-Cohen’s background in the semiconductor industry as well as his experience as a top executive leading smaller company to multi-billion dollars in revenue, will be highly important for Nano Dimension. We look forward to a significant contribution to our board’s ability to lead and monitor the Company’s efforts as we grow exponentially.”
He concluded, “Since early 2020, Yaron Eitan has been a strong support to the board and to the whole company. We thank him for his loyal service during his tenure and wish him success in his new and exciting endeavours.”