Former Audi Exec Appointed Chairman of Chipmaker Valens
Venture capitalist Gideon Ben Zvi was appointed the company’s permanent CEO after two months as interim CEO
Meir Orbach | 11:07 07.04.2020
Israel-based automotive chip company Valens Semiconductor Ltd. has appointed Peter Mertens, the former head of research and development at Swedish automotive company Volvo Group and former technical development chief at German automaker Audi AG, as chairman, the company announced Tuesday. Also on Tuesday, the company announced that venture capitalist Gideon Ben Zvi was appointed the company’s CEO. In February, Dror Jerushalmi, Valens’ CEO stepped down, and Ben Zvi was named interim CEO.