Arotech Corporation announced that, as had previously been communicated in May 2013, Robert S. Ehrlich stepped down as CEO and Steven Esses, Arotech’s current President, also took over the role of CEO. Mr. Ehrlich will become Executive Chairman of the Board.
“I have been involved with Arotech for over two decades, half of that time as CEO, and have been working very closely with Steven Esses over much of this period, ” noted Arotech Executive Chairman Robert S. Ehrlich.
“Since the announcement of our orderly management change last year, Steven has taken increased leadership responsibilities and we have been extremely pleased with the results, ” continued Mr. Ehrlich. “Steven represents the next generation of management at Arotech. With Steven now at the helm, I look forward to maintaining my involvement with Arotech and continuing the successful work we have done together over the coming years.”
Steven Esses, President and Chief Executive Officer, commented, “Under Bob’s leadership, Arotech is currently in the strongest position that it has ever been. I look forward to continuing and building on his hard work, and further unleashing Arotech’s inherent potential.”
About Arotech Corporation
Arotech Corporation is a provider of quality defense and security products for the military, law enforcement and homeland security markets, including multimedia interactive simulators/trainers and advanced zinc-air and lithium batteries and chargers. Arotech operates two major business divisions: Training and Simulation, and Battery and Power Systems.
Arotech is incorporated in Delaware, with corporate offices in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and research, development and production subsidiaries in Alabama, Michigan, South Carolina and Israel.