Yaniv Garty Joins Nova’s Board of Directors
REHOVOT, Israel, April 3, 2023 – Nova (Nasdaq: NVMI) today announced the appointment of Yaniv Garty to its Board of Directors effective April 2, 2023. Garty is a seasoned executive, with vast experience in the semiconductor and chip industry. For the past six years Garty served as a Vice President at Intel and as the General Manager of Intel Israel. Since its acquisition of Envara Inc. in 2004 and prior to his most recent position, Garty held multiple executive positions in various technology areas within Intel. Throughout his career, Garty has also held multiple engineering, business, and managerial positions in several technology companies. Additionally, Garty has served since 2018 as the Chairman of the America-Israel Chamber of Commerce, a voluntary organization of more than 230 Israeli and multinational companies.
“As Nova moves into its next phase of growth, I am excited to welcome Yaniv Garty to Nova’s Board of Directors,” said Eitan Oppenhaim, Nova’s Chairman of the Board. “Yaniv’s track record in leadership positions within the chip industry, and specifically in one of the leading IC manufacturers in the world, will help us to further expand our growth and support our strategic initiatives across the semiconductor industry.”
“I am exhilarated by the opportunity to join Nova’s Board of Directors and play an instrumental role in shaping the Company’s future growth trajectory. I am highly motivated to provide valuable guidance and support to help the Company capitalize on the numerous exciting opportunities that lie ahead,” added Garty.
Nova is a leading innovator and key provider of material, optical and chemical metrology solutions for advanced process control in semiconductor manufacturing. Nova delivers continuous innovation by providing state-of-the-art high-performance metrology solutions for effective process control throughout the semiconductor fabrication lifecycle. Nova’s product portfolio, which combines high-precision hardware and cutting-edge software, provides its customers with deep insight into developing and producing the most advanced semiconductor devices. Nova’s unique capability to deliver innovative solutions enables its customers to improve performance, enhance product yields and accelerate time to market. Nova acts as a partner to semiconductor manufacturers from its offices worldwide. Additional information may be found on Nova’s website link – https://www.novami.com/.
Nova is traded on the Nasdaq and TASE, Nasdaq ticker symbol NVMI.
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