Mr. Frederick Frank is Vice Chairman and a Director of Lehman Brothers
Inc. (NYSE: LEH). Mr. Frank has provided investment banking services
to a host of companies in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical
device and nutraceutical industries, and has been involved in hundreds
of financings and merger and acquisition transactions in the health
care field. In 1998, Mr. Frank was honored for Outstanding Contributions
in the Field of Immunology by the Irvington Institute for Immunological
Research, and, in 1997, he received the Biotech Meeting at Laguna
Niguel Hall of Fame Award for Special Recognition for an Individual.
Mr. Frank is Chairman of the National Genetics Foundation, a Member
of the Salk Institute National Council and a Director of the Salk
Institute, a Member of the Yale School of Organization and Management
Advisory Board, and a Member of the Board of Governors of the National
Center for Genome Resources.
former General Manager, Intel Israel.
Mr. Stark has over 25 years of operating experience, having held
numerous executive positions with world leading technology companies
such as Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) and MMC Networks (NASDAQ: MMCN). Until
recently, Mr. Stark was the General Manager of Intel Israel, having
various technical and managerial roles. Mr. Stark was the General
Manager of MMC Networks Israel where he was instrumental in building
the company from its early stage. At MMC Networks Israel, Mr. Stark
was responsible for all areas of creating the infrastructure needed
for the Israeli operation including: HR, technology, legal, and
financial matters. In August 2000, MMC Networks was acquired by
Applied Micro Circuits (NASDAQ: AMCC) in a deal valued at $4.5 Billion.
Mr. Stark's technology expertise covers multiple disciplines including:
Data Communications, Microprocessors, VLSI Architecture Design,
Image Sensors and CAD Platforms. Mr. Stark is the owner of many
patents including: Two-bits per cell ROM, Multimedia Intelligent
Video Memory, Sensing Element Unit Cell, Photo-detector, Image Sensors,
Binary CAM, Range CAM, and Range and Classification.
Itzhak Kronzon, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.A.C.P., New York University.
Prof. Kronzon is a world renowned opinion leader in the area of
Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Diseases. Professor Kronzon
has been a Professor of Medicine at the New York University School
of Medicine with Permanent Tenure since 1992 and a Senior Professor
by Special Appointment at Tel Aviv University since 1996. Professor
Kronzon has been the recipient of numerous awards and honors from
some of the world's most prestigious institutions including: Avraham
Ticho Award in Ophthalmology; Honorable Mention by American Medical
Association; Alpha Omega Alpha, NYU School of Medicine; Research
Award Finalist, American Society of Echocardiography, Annual Scientific
Session; and Henry Neufeld Award for work on Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy.
Professor Kronzon has been on the Editorial Boards of numerous professional
Journals such as the Journal of the American College of Cardiology
and the Journal of Non-Invasive Cardiology. Professor Kronzon published
more than 270 original publications in Peer Reviewed Journals, wrote
more than 70 book chapters, and was the author of numerous professional
editorials and medicine-related abstracts.
a network of formal and informal affiliations with numerous companies
and institutions in Israel and abroad, including leading players
in the industrial, technology and financial sectors (who are also
investors in Yozma II):
The Ofer Group - Israel's leading
industrial and technology conglomerate with global assets valued
in excess of $6 billion. The Group has a majority shareholding in
Israel Corp. (TASE: ILCO), one of Israel's major holding companies
focusing on semiconductors, telecommunications, chemicals, shipping,
oil, and energy, whose aggregate annual revenues are over $5 billion.
The Ofer Group is a major shareholder in Israel's fourth-largest
commercial bank, United Mizrahi Bank, and has extensive interests
in the high technology, shipping, construction, energy, and hotel
visit their website at http://www.oferhitech.com
Bank Hapoalim (TASE: POLI) -
Israel's largest bank with a wide range of activities in the domestic