Kfir Granit Joins ScoutCam as Senior General Counsel, Contracts and Sales
Mr. Granit will head ScoutCam’s legal and contractual functions, take a leading role in contract negotiations, and provide support to sales and marketing pipelines
Omer, Israel, January 27, 2023 – ScoutCam (OTCQB: SCTC), a leading provider of Predictive Maintenance (PdM) and Condition Based Monitoring (CBM) solutions, today announced the appointment of Kfir Granit as senior general counsel, contracts and sales. In this role, Mr. Granit will head ScoutCam’s legal and contractual functions, facilitate partnerships, take a leading role in contract negotiations, identify risks in various business opportunities and mitigate them and provide consistent support to the sales and marketing pipelines. ScoutCam’s advanced product portfolio includes video sensor-based solutions for critical systems in the aviation, transportation, energy and healthcare industries.
Mr. Granit joins ScoutCam from Plarium Global Ltd., where he facilitated partnerships in the online gaming industry. Before that Mr. Granit served for more than 12 years as a senior legal counsel at Elbit Systems Ltd., where his track record included negotiating contracts to achieve high dollar growth in the aerospace division, identifying and mitigating risks in various business opportunities and supporting sales and marketing pipelines, including a major role in billion-dollar Public Private Partnership / Private Finance Initiative projects.
“I am excited to join ScoutCam and become part of its inspiring culture of innovation, learning and mission to become a leading provider of video analytics based predictive maintenance solutions for the aerospace and critical systems markets,” said Mr. Granit. “ScoutCam is a global leader in advanced prediction solutions, and I am honored to partner with the talented members of the management team to help expand the Company’s mission and clear vision.”
Yehu Ofer, ScoutCam’s CEO, said: “We are excited to have Mr. Granit join ScoutCam. He brings extensive experience in both public and private sectors in a variety of complex industries. His profound expertise and solid leadership will help guide ScoutCam as we drive toward our ambition to become the global leader in Predictive Maintenance and Condition Based Monitoring solutions technology.”
ScoutCam is pioneering the Predictive Maintenance (PdM) and Condition Based Monitoring (CBM) markets with its visualization and AI platform. Providing video sensor-based solutions for critical systems in the aviation, transportation, and energy industries, ScoutCam leverages proven visual technologies and products from the medical industry. ScoutCam’s unique video-based sensors, embedded software, and AI algorithms are being deployed in hard-to-reach locations and harsh environments across a variety of PdM and CBM use cases. ScoutCam’s platform allows maintenance and operations teams visibility into areas which are inaccessible under normal operation, or where the operating ambience is not suitable for continuous real-time monitoring.
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