Gavriel Meron

Gavriel Meron

Founder, Chairman & CEO, HygieCare

Gavriel Meron is one of Israel's top Medical Devices pioneers and was the founder and CEO of Given Imaging which he led from an idea to an IPO and then to a valuation of over a billion dollar.

Mr. Meron will be presenting his new venture -  HyGIeaCare Inc. – established to scale up an easier and more patient friendly prep for colonoscopy, through a chain of HyGIeaCare Centers.

Gavriel (Gabi) brings over 40 years of leadership experience to HyGIeaCare®, with 18 years of experience in the gastroenterology market.

In 1998 Gabi founded Given Imaging Ltd., and served as President and CEO till 2006. Prior to that, Mr. Meron held executive positions, including:  CEO of APPLItec Ltd., General Manager and COO of Optibase Ltd. (Nasdaq: OBAS); CFO of InterPharm Laboratories Ltd. (NASDAQ: IPLLF); VP Finance and Administration of Numax Electronics Inc., Hauppauge, NY; Head of Corporate Budgets for the Tadiran Group; Officer in the Israel Defense Forces General Headquarters, retired Major.

Gabi has an M.B.A. from the Recanati School of Business, Tel Aviv University (1979) and a B.A. in Economics and Statistics from the Hebrew University, Jerusalem (1973).