oti Appoints Yishay Curelaru as Chief Financial Officer effective January 31, 2016 to succeed Shay Tomer, whose departure was announced on January 6, 2016.
ROSH PINA, ISRAEL — 01/25/16 — On Track Innovations Ltd. (oti) (NASDAQ: OTIV), a global provider of near field communication (NFC) and cashless payment solutions, has appointed Yishay Curelaru as its chief financial officer, effective January 31, 2016. Curelaru succeeds Shay Tomer, whose departure was announced on January 6, 2016.
Curelaru previously served as oti’s controller and deputy CFO since 2013, overseeing the company’s finance department. During his time as deputy CFO, Curelaru demonstrated his ability to lead and gained vast experience in the financial and accounting sector. Prior to oti, Curelaru was a senior accountant at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). Curelaru also served as a captain in the Special Forces of the Israeli Defense Forces. Curelaru received a B.A. in economics and accounting from the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, and he is a Certified Public Accountant in Israel.
“Yishay’s leadership has played a key role in reducing our operating expenses and developing our strategic plan for 2016,” said oti CEO Shlomi Cohen. “Given his tenure and understanding of our systems, policies, and corporate vision, his promotion ensures a smooth transition in senior leadership as we execute our growth plan.”
On Track Innovations Ltd. (oti) is a leader in contactless and NFC applications based on its extensive patent and IP portfolio. oti’s field-proven innovations have been deployed around the world to address NFC and other cashless payment solutions, petroleum payment and management, cashless parking fee collection systems and mass transit ticketing. oti markets and supports its solutions through a global network of regional offices and alliances. For more information, visit www.otiglobal.com.
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