The board of directors of Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) approved the appointment of Boaz Levi as VP at IAI and as the manager of the company’s Systems Missiles and Space Group.
Levi began working at IAI in 1990 as a guidance and control engineer in the framework of the Arrow project, served as head of the integrated Arrow project at the company’s Malam factory, and was appointed as chief engineer in 1999, managed the development of the Arrow weapon system. Between 2003-2006, he served as the head of the Arrow program and led long line of successful system tests, including the test of the system in the US. He was awarded the "Project Chief of the Year” award in 2004 from the Israeli Minister of Defense, for the success of the tests.
Between the years 2006-2010, Levi served as the head of the Barak 8 program at the Systems Missiles and Space Group, and was appointed the manager of IAI's air defense systems factory two years ago. In the framework of his position, he managed international and multi-disciplinary air defense projects, and was in charge of development and producing groundbreaking systems in the field of active air defense.