Chief Executive Officer
Larry Jasinski has served as Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the ReWalk board since February 2012. From 2005 until 2012, Mr. Jasinski served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Soteira, Inc., a company engaged in development and commercialization of products used to treat individuals with vertebral compression fractures, which was acquired by Globus Medical in 2012. From 2001 to 2005, Mr. Jasinski was President and Chief Executive Officer of Cortek, Inc., a company that developed next-generation treatments for degenerative disc disease, which was acquired by Alphatec in 2005. From 1985 until 2001, Mr. Jasinski served in multiple sales, research and development, and general management roles at Boston Scientific Corporation. Mr. Jasinski holds a B.Sc. in marketing from Providence College and an MBA from the University of Bridgeport.
Chief Financial Officer
Kevin Hershberger joined as Chief Financial Officer in January 2015. Before joining ReWalk, he served as Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer at NxStage Medical Inc., a Nasdaq-listed manufacturer of innovative dialysis products. During his over six-year tenure, Mr. Hershberger led the financial operations, improved gross margins, participated in fund-raising activities, and established a joint venture manufacturing operation in Germany. Prior to NxStage, Mr. Hershberger worked for nearly ten years in positions of increasing responsibility at Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX), a global developer, manufacturer and distributor of less invasive medical devices, ultimately serving as Controller/Director Finance—Urology & Gynecology. Mr. Hershberger began his career as an accountant at the USG Corporation, a global manufacturer and distributor of building materials. Mr. Hershberger is a graduate of West Virginia University with a Bachelors of Science degree in accounting, and a Company Commander in the U.S. Army Reserves.
Senior Vice President – ReWalk Robotics, General Manager – ReWalk Robotics Israel
Ami Kraft has been appointed to Senior Vice President in July 2015, and serves as General Manager for ReWalk in Israel since January 1, 2015. These positions are following his five-year tenure as our Chief Financial Officer. Before joining ReWalk, Mr. Kraft served as the Chief Financial Officer of various international technology companies, including PicScout, which was bought by Getty Images while he was serving as CFO, IC4IC, Zoran Corporation, where he was actively involved in their IPO, and Kulicke & Soffa Inc., where he served for over 20 years. Mr. Kraft holds a B.A. in public accounting from Haifa University and an MBA from Stanford University.
Vice President of Research & Development
Ofir Koren has served as Vice President, Research and Development since joining ReWalk in February 2013. From 2009 to 2013, Mr. Koren served as General Manager of RuggedCOM Israel, a developer of communications equipment. From 2007 to 2009, he served as the Vice President of Research and Development of Alvarion Technologies Ltd., an Israeli provider of wireless services. Mr. Koren holds a B.Sc. in electrical engineering from Tel Aviv University and an MBA from the University of Herriot Watt.
Vice President of Regulatory, Clinical, Reimbursement, and Service
John Hamilton has served as Vice President, Regulatory and Clinical since he joined ReWalk in June 2012. From 2006 to 2012, he was Director, Regulatory at Soteira, Inc. Prior to that, he held a variety of management and engineering positions at Smith & Nephew, Tensegra and Johnson & Johnson. Mr. Hamilton holds a B.Sc. in chemistry from Canisius College and a M.Sc. in mechanical engineering from Northeastern University.
Vice President of Quality
Miri Pariente, Vice President of Quality since February 2015, joined ReWalk in April 2013 as Global Director of Quality. From 2012 to 2013, Ms. Pariente was the Manager of Quality Assurance at NLT Spine Ltd., a developer of minimally invasive spine procedures, and, from 2011 to 2012, was the Manager of Quality Assurance at ProAccess Medical Ltd. From 2002 to 2010, Ms. Pariente served in multiple roles within American Medical Systems including Production Supervisor and Lean Leader. Ms. Pariente holds a B.A. in business management from Derby University.
Vice President of Operations
Ori Schellas, Vice President of Operations since February 2015, has served as Director of Operations since March 2014. Prior to joining ReWalk, he was the Vice President of Operations for HighSecLabs Ltd. from 2013 to 2014 and the Director of Operations at LabStyle Innovations from May 2013 to October 2013. From 2008 to 2013, he was a supply chain manager at Medingo Ltd. Mr. Schellas holds a B.Sc. in industrial engineering from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology.