Dean M. Krutty became our President and Chief Executive Officer in March 2018 after having served as our acting Chief Executive Officer since January 2017. Mr. Krutty became President of our Training and Simulation Division in January 2005, after having spent the prior thirteen years as a member of the FAAC management team, and was promoted to Arotech’s Senior Vice President, Operations – North America in January 2015 and Executive Vice President, Operations – North America in June 2016. He began his career at FAAC as an electrical engineer in FAAC’s part task trainer division and served as FAAC’s Director of Operations prior to becoming its President. He also has significant experience managing programs in the training and simulation industry. Mr. Krutty holds a B.S. in electrical engineering from Michigan State University.
Mr. Littauer is the CFO at Arotech since October 2020. Prior to Arotech, Mr. Littauer was CFO at both public and private companies including Norsk Titanium, TenCate Advanced Composites, Ascent Aerospace, Eaton Aerospace and General Electric’s Aviation Systems business. Mr. Littauer holds a bachelor’s of economics degree from Ohio Wesleyan University and a master’s of business administration degree from the University of Phoenix.
Yaakov Har-Oz has served as our Vice President and General Counsel since October 2000 and as our corporate Secretary since December 2000; in December 2005 Mr. Har-Oz was promoted to Senior Vice President. From 1994 until October 2000, Mr. Har-Oz was a partner in the Jerusalem law firm of Ben-Ze’ev, Hacohen & Co. Prior to moving to Israel in 1993, he was an administrative law judge and in private law practice in New York. Mr. Har-Oz holds a B.A. from Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts and a J.D. from Vanderbilt Law School (where he was an editor of the law review) in Nashville, Tennessee. He is a member of the New York bar and the Israel Chamber of Advocates.
Ronen Badichi became the General Manager of Epsilor Electronic Industries in May 2005 and the head of our Battery Division in December 2007. Prior to joining Epsilor, Mr. Badichi served since 1999 as the General Manager of Maoz Industries, a high end supplier of displays to the aviation industry. Prior thereto, Mr. Badichi was a project manager at BAE Systems and served as the F-16 Avionics Integration manager in the Israeli Air Force, with the rank of Captain. Mr. Badichi holds a B.Sc. in Physics and Electro-Optic Engineering from the Lev Institute of Technology in Jerusalem.
Kurt Flosky has been President of our Training & Simulation Division since January 2015, after having spent the prior 10 years serving as its Executive Vice President with ten additional years as member of FAAC’s senior management team. He has been with the organization since 1990 with extensive experience in program management and business development within the training and simulation arena. Mr. Flosky holds a M.S and B.S. in aerospace engineering from the University of Michigan. As President, Mr. Flosky oversees and directs the overall functioning of the company to include implementing corporate policy and process to ensure quality and promote productivity. He is also responsible for the preparation of the corporate business plan, overarching corporate strategy, and annual goals.
Matt Bakker leads our UEC Electronics business. Matt has more than 20 years of management experience across the defense, electronics, manufacturing, and consumer product industries.
Throughout his executive career, Matt has held leadership positions with Glenair, Axon Cable, and most recently at Teledyne Technologies Incorporated as Vice President and General Manager of Teledyne Advanced Electronic Solutions.Matt holds an MBA from Northwestern University – Kellogg school of Management, and a BA, Business Administration from Hope College.