Raicol Crystals



  • Aner Yarden


    Aner Yarden joined Raicol in December 2012 as CEO.

    Mr. Yarden has extensive experience in laying down strategy and delivering complex, mission critical software projects to some of the world’s most demanding customers. He also has over 10 years of global experience and business best practices, having worked in Europe, USA and the emerging markets.

    Mr. Yarden holds an MSc in Computer Science, and a BSc in Mathematics and Computer Science, from the Bar-Ilan University in Israel.

  • Yehiel Plaut

    VP Sales & Marketing

    Yehiel joined Raicol during 2016 as VP Sales & Marketing.

    Before joining Raicol, Yehiel led the sales and marketing teams at Ophir / Newport Corporation and at 3M for more than 20 years. Yehiel possesses vast experience supporting customers in the electro optics and laser markets.


  • Ilan Omer


    Ilan joined Raicol in February 2013 as a quality assurance manager.

    Ilan has over 10 years of experience in process equipment consulting and customer services, including various aspect of QA & QC management.

    Ilan holds a BSc degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Afeka Academic College.

  • Avivit Machlev


    Avivit joined Raicol in May 2012 as its finance manager.

    Prior to that, since 2007, Avivit worked at RADA Electronic Industries as a controller. Avivit holds a BA degree in Accounting and in Economics from Tel-Aviv University. She is also a Certified Public Accountant in Israel.

  • Moran Hubesh – Shvartz

    VP HR

    Moran Hubesh – Shvartz joined Raicol in June 2016 as a human resource manager.

    Moran has over eight years of experience in recruitment, wellness and management consulting. She holds a BA in Psychology from the Academic College of Tel Aviv-Jaffa, and an MA in Organizational Development from the College of Management.

  • Itzhak Golovinski

    VP Purchasing

    Itzhak Golovinski joined Raicol in March 2004 as the deputy operation and production manager.

    Since 2008, Itzhak has been managing the Purchasing and Administration departments. He is also responsible for international export and import procedures, and has very strong negotiation skills.

    Itzhak managed the construction of a new facility at Rosh Ha’Ayin, including production halls, labs, clean rooms and offices. Itzhak holds a BSc in Logistics and Economics from Bar-Ilan University.

  • Ori Levin

    VP Product Management and Strategy

    Ori joined Raicol in October 2020 as its VP of Strategy & Product Management.

    Ori has over 14 years of product management & marketing experience in the high-tech industry with an extensive background in medical devices, healthcare IT, and marketing platforms. As a leader of product management and marketing processes in high-tech companies, Ori brings in a modern approach to product management and strategy challenges.

    Prior to joining Raicol, Ori was a partner at StarVision, a product management consulting firm. He also co-founded WishMash and Pause, and served as Impactia’s VP of Product and Marketing.

    Ori holds a BSc in electrical engineering from HIT and a MBA from IDC.

  • In Memorial of the Late Dr. Nahum Angert (1941-2017) – Raicol’s Founder

    VP of Crystal Science & Technology

    Dr. Angert founded Raicol Crystals Ltd. in 1995. He had more than 50 years of experience in the research, development and production of non-linear and electro-optic crystals for laser applications.

    Dr. Angert published many articles in the field of NLO crystals. He was first in the world to develop flux grown High Gray Track Resistance KTP crystals and RTP crystals for EO–cells.

    The Raicol family misses Dr. Angert and promises to continue his legacy.