Dr. Itzhak Edrei

President Emeritus 

Dr. Edrei was appointed President in November 2011. He has served with the Company since 1994 in various positions including Executive Vice President of Tower Business Units and Business Development and Senior Vice President of Product Lines and Worldwide Sales. In 1996, Dr. Edrei established the Research and Development Group at Tower and served as the Director of R&D and later as Vice President of R&D. Previously, he served as Tower’s Device and Yield Department Manager. Prior to Tower, Dr. Edrei was employed by National Semiconductor as Device and Yield Section Head. Dr. Edrei received his Ph.D. in Physics and his B.Sc. in Computer Science and Physics from Bar Ilan University in Israel and conducted his Post Doctorate research at Rutgers University in the US.