BIRD Aerosystems, the leading developer of Special Mission Aircraft Solutions (ASIO) and Airborne Missile Protection Systems (AMPS), announces that Major General (res.) Amir Eshel, who served as the former commander of the Israeli Air Force, joins BIRD Aerosystems board of directors – on behalf of FIMI Opportunity Funds.
Eshel served as the 17th commander of the Israeli Air Force between 2012-2017. He holds a degree in economics from Auburn University at Montgomery, Alabama, and a degree in political science from the University of Haifa’s National Security Studies Center.
Ronen Factor, Co-Chief Executive Officer and Founder at BIRD Aerosystems: “We are pleased to announce that Maj. Gen. (res.) Amir Eshel joins BIRD Aerosystems board of directors. His experience is an asset and we are confident that his contribution to the company will be significant. BIRD Aerosystems is constantly growing and expanding, we have recently recruited new employees for a wide range of positions, and the recruitment process is still in progress. The current expansion comes after a fruitful year of constant business growth and significant investment in R&D, and due to winning a number of significant projects worldwide. We intend to keep growing and expanding, and to stay on the edge of technology”.
Gillon Beck, FIMI Senior Partner: “FIMI acquired a 50% stake of BIRD Aerosystems on August 2018. We are impressed by the company’s technological capabilities, its unique solutions and proficient human capital. We believe that Amir Eshel’s extensive experience and proven abilities will contribute to the Company’s growth and development processes which are already in progress.”