MIGDAL HAEMEK, Israel, July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Jordan Valley announced today that Mr. Sharon Laor joined the company as Vice President of Sales. Leveraging his 20 years of sales management experience, Mr. Laor will lead the company's Worldwide Sales, and will report directly to the company's CEO, Mr. Isaac Mazor.

Mr. Laor has a wide international business management experience, having worked for leading high-tech companies including: Motorola, Gilat, Amdocs and Nova Measuring Instruments. On top of selling globally, Mr. Laor gained marketing and business development experience in a variety of disciplines and markets. Mr. Laor is familiar with the Semiconductors industry, especially with metrology solutions for advanced technology nodes in Foundries, Logic and Memory manufacturers.

"Jordan Valley succesfuly developed a new line of promising products, utilizing its unique X-Ray technology, and now it is the right time to strengthen our sales organization. Mr. Laor brings with him wide sales management experience, passion and drive that I am certain will help us grow our comapny. I strongly believe Mr. Laor is the right candidate to take JV to the next level", noted Mr. Mazor.

"I am very exceited to join the Jordan Valley family and take this challenging position. I believe the company's unique technologies, new products, customer presence and strong management, can make it one of the leading players in the metrology and defect industries, and I want to be part of that journey", added Mr. Laor.

Mr. Laor holds B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering and MBA from the Tel Aviv University in Israel.