BOCA RATON, FL, USA, Feb 26, 2020 – Nano Dimension Ltd. (Nasdaq, TASE: NNDM), a leading Additively Manufactured Electronics (AME) provider, announced the appointment of J. Christopher Moran and Ms. Nira Poran as members of the company’s board of directors, effective immediately.
J. Christopher Moran (Chris) and Ms. Nira Poran
About J. Christopher Moran (Chris)
J. Christopher Moran (Chris) is a Vice-President of Lockheed Martin Corporation and the Executive Director and General Manager of Lockheed Martin Ventures, the venture capital investment arm of Lockheed Martin. He is responsible for leading the Corporation’s investments in small technology companies which support Lockheed Martin’s strategic business objectives.
Prior to joining Lockheed Martin, Mr. Moran served in a variety of increasingly responsible positions at Applied Materials, Inc., Santa Clara, CA. Most recently, he was the head of the Business Systems and Analytics group in the Applied Global Services Organization. Mr. Moran was with Applied for over 32 years, including as the head of Corporate Strategy and the General Manager of Applied Ventures LLC, the strategic investing arm of Applied Materials.
Mr. Moran is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he obtained both his Bachelor and Master degrees in Mechanical Engineering.
“North America’s Electronics and Defense industries are quickly becoming a foundation of our growth. Over the past several months these industries have provided tremendous input shaping our product roadmap and future capabilities. Mr. Moran’s decades of experience in the electronics industry, as well as his deep visibility into the cutting edge of the defense industry will provide a guiding hand to Nano Dimension’s strategy. We are honored by Mr. Moran’s decision to join our Board,” said Mr. Ofir Baharav, Nano Dimension’s Chairman of the Board of Directors.
About Ms. Nira Poran
Ms. Poran has extensive experience in managing content-technology companies, international businesses initiatives as well as corporate and communal business development efforts. Ms. Poran had served as an Adviser of Public Affairs for the Prime Minister of Israel where she supervised the Status of Women portfolio. In this role, she was involved in various committees and activities, including different parliament committees. She also represented the State of Israel in UN conferences in Vienna and New York. Ms. Poran lived and worked in Paris, New York, Barcelona, Rio de Janeiro, Shanghai and San Francisco.
Ms. Poran is the Executive Director of the Association of Corporate Counselors. She was a legal adviser in the firm ZAG/JUN ZEJUN, a cooperation between an Israeli and Chinese law firm.
Prior to that, Ms. Poran was the co-founder and chief executive officer and later the Chairperson of the Board of Mars Interactive Games Ltd. Mars was a pioneer content technology company, developing interactive television games and game channels for digital networks.
Ms. Poran earned a MA with honors in Gender Studies and an LLM, International and Public Law, from Tel Aviv University and Northwestern University in Chicago, IL.
“Having conducted business in many of the world’s major hubs, Ms. Poran has gained experience in multicultural communication and management. I expect that as we expand our business in the United States, Europe and Asia Pacific, Ms. Poran’s experience will be of great contribution. We are honored to have her join our Board,” said Ofir Baharav, Nano Dimension’s Chairman of the Board of Directors.
About Nano Dimension
Nano Dimension (Nasdaq, TASE: NNDM) is a provider of intelligent machines for the fabrication of Additively Manufactured Electronics (AME). High fidelity active electronic and electromechanical subassemblies are integral enablers of autonomous intelligent drones, cars, satellites, smartphones, and in vivo medical devices. They necessitate iterative development, IP safety, fast time-to-market and device performance gains, thereby mandating AME for in-house, rapid prototyping and production. Nano Dimension machines serve cross-industry needs by depositing proprietary consumable conductive and dielectric materials simultaneously, while concurrently integrating in-situ capacitors, antennas, coils, transformers and electromechanical components, to function at unprecedented performance. Nano Dimension bridges the gap between PCB and semiconductor integrated circuits. A revolution at the click of a button: From CAD to a functional high-performance AME device in hours, solely at the cost of the consumable materials. For more information, please visit www.nano-di.com.