Vice-Président exécutif Technologie et R&D - Executive VP Technology and R&D (CTO)

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Eytan Eshel has joined IAI in October 2021 and appointed EVP technology and R&D – CTO. In 2015 Eshel joined Elbit Systems, as Vice President of Elisra division. In this position, he was responsible for business line of SIGINT, Ground and Naval EW and C4I and served at the corporate management level, and as director in the ELBIT's Australian company - ELSA. In 2020 Eytan Eshel was appointed to the position of VP Marketing and business development in Elbit Land and IMI Division, in this position he was responsible for the international marketing and new business in more than 60 countries. Between the years 2010 to 2015 Eshel has served as the Head of Military R&D (DDR&D - Directorate of Defense Research & Development in IDF and MOD), in charge of R&D and full-scale development programs of the entire IDF. He served at senior IDF team whose mandate was to define the army's force building plans. BG Eytan initiated and managed international programs and cooperation with other countries in a grand scale. Between 1983 to 2014 Eytan Eshel served in various key positions in the IDF, the Israeli Air Force and MOD – DDR&D (Directorate of Defense Research & Development). Throughout his military career he served in a variety of command, professional and staff positions and initiated, set up and led many major programs. Eshel reached the senior position of Head of Military R&D in the rank of Brigadier General. Eytan Eshel graduated from Tel Aviv University with BSc in Electronic Engineering in 1983 and MBA Business Management (technology management) in excellence, Tel Aviv University 1994