Colonel (res.)Itzhak Elimelech
President of IMI USA
In 1989 Mr. Elimelech joined to “Givati” Brigade (Infantry), where he later on held various command assignments including platoon and company commander. In 1993
Elimelech assigned to staff positions and for eleven years fulfilled various positions in the Ground Forces Command.
He was expert in areas such as missiles, ammunitions, mortars, rifles, smart and accurate rockets, active protection systems and more.
In 2004 Mr. Elimelech was assigned to the directorate of R&D in the Ministry Of Defense. For two years he held the position of head of the Anti-Tank branch in the Aeronautical Division primarily dealing with advanced concept missiles and accurate rockets. Mr. Elimelech was the first DAP’s PEO (C4I) in the Ground Corps Command. In 2007 Colonel (res) Elimelech assigned again to the Directorate of R&D in the Ministry Of Defense as the head the Land System Division
Col (res) Itzhak Elimelech in his last position at IMOD has served as the R&D Attachי at the Embassy of Israel in Washington DC, U.S. As R&D Attachי, he was responsible for R&D as well as S&T cooperation between the United States and Israel.
Mr. Elimelech has been appointed as the President of IMI USA on July, 2014.