Haim Shani

The Israeli company NICE Systems , has announced the appointment of two ExScite members to its most senior positions (for more details see the ExScite NEWS column on the left):
Haim Shani, a vice president of Applied Materials Inc, has been appointed as the company’s new president and chief executive officer. Until recently Haim was vice president at Applied Materials in Israel. Before joining Applied Materials, Shani held senior management positions at Orbotech Ltd. From 1995-1998. From 1992-1993, Shani served as president of Optrotech Europe, based out of Brussels, where he co-managed the merger between Optrotech and Orbot Europe. Previously, between 1982-1992, Shani served in management positions at Scitex Corporation Ltd and IBM Israel.
2) Lauri A. Hanover, was appointed as the company’s new senior vice president and chief financial officer. Before joining Sapiens in 1997, Hanover served for 13 years in various capacities at Scitex Israel, most recently as corporate controller. From 1982-1984, she was a senior financial analyst at Philip Morris Companies, Inc (NYSE: MO).
NICE Systems (NASDAQ: NICE) www.nice.com headquartered in Ra’anana, Israel, is a worldwide leader of multimedia digital recording solutions, applications and related professional services for business interaction management. NICE products and solutions are used in contact centers, trading floors, air traffic control (ATC) sites, CCTV security installations and Government markets.