At Tait, we take great pride in serving the organizations that are so integral to our way of life: they keep communities safe, our lights on, transport flowing, and provide the raw materials for modern life. To provide them with the great support Tait is renowned for, we have a dedicated team of individuals all over the world that work hard to deliver results. In this blog we hear from Yoram Benit, Interim Chief Executive at Tait.
In June 2021 the Board of Directors appointed our Chief Operating Officer, Dr Yoram Benit, to the position of Interim Chief Executive. In this blog, we meet Yoram and find out a little about how he came to Tait.
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Meet Yoram Benit, Interim Chief Executive at Tait
Yoram Benit started with Tait in early 2018, based in the United States as global President of Technology Integration. He was promoted to Chief Operating Officer a year later and began spending more time at the company’s headquarters in Christchurch, New Zealand.
In announcing Yoram’s appointment as Interim CEO, Board Chair Sir Brian Roche said that at a time of transformation for Tait, Yoram’s technology and engineering expertise made him the right choice for the role.
“The Board is confident that Yoram, together with the rest of the leadership team, will ensure strong execution of Tait’s strategy to build on its product leadership and take advantage of the significant opportunities ahead as it continues to transform from an LMR to a multi-architecture solutions company.”
– Sir Brian Roche, Tait Board Chairman
Yoram’s Professional Background
Yoram spent 31 years with Motorola, starting as a field engineer and advancing to director-level leadership roles in Latin and North America, with responsibility for customer operations, technical support and marketing, sales engineering and product management.
In 2011, he was promoted to a Vice President role, with responsibility for product and solution management and pre-sales engineering. Later, with Harris’ Public Safety and Professional Communications (PSPC) division, he was VP of Product Line Management.
Dr Benit’s academic qualifications include a BSc in Electrical Engineering, an Executive MBA in International Business and a Doctorate in Global Business Leadership.
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