Chen Nechemia leads the technological research and development of consumer, commercial and automotive products at Watergen. Mr. Nechemia has led the Research and Development department for over a decade, and has been responsible for most of Watergen’s product launches in recent years.
Mr, Nechemia oversees the company’s team of talented engineers and developers who create the high-quality breakthrough products, using Watergen’s patented and award-winning technology.
Before joining Watergen, Mr. Nechemia held various key positions in companies from the water production technology industry. He was also employed in the R&D field in the industrial, automotive, and medical industries.
Watergen’s Vice President of Operations, leads the company’s specialized operational teams – Engineering & Quality, Production in all factories, Supply Chain Planning, Purchasing, PMO, and Aftersales Services– ensuring the smooth running of the overall process from start to finish.
Mr. Levy Lapides oversees the company’s team of talented engineers, project managers, quality experts, and supply chain experts who create high-quality breakthrough products using Watergen’s patented and award-winning technology.
Mr. Levy Lapides holds years of vast experience in the world of operations as senior director and VP in various companies. Before joining Watergen, Mr. Levy Lapides held various key positions in tech companies such as Orbotech and Comfort systems.
Elad Levy Lapides is an Industrial Engineer and holds a BSc. Degree.
Dr. Ratner’s primary responsibility is the successful establishment and ongoing operations of the Water Technology Department for Watergen. The multi-dimensional area includes laboratory facilities and a regulatory and quality division which is tasked with ensuring Watergen compliance with the highest international water standards. His longstanding professional experience in applied research and product development are being applied at Watergen to continue to develop water-from-air technology solutions.
With proven leadership and management supervision, Dr. Ratner previously served as CTO at NanoAF and both R&D Director and Laboratory Director at Strauss Water. He was also Senior Researcher at Tosaf Compounds. Throughout his career, the outstanding analytical and multidisciplinary (engineering, chemical and microbiological) research skills he possesses have enabled him to develop and implement new water-related technologies. He has managed procurement elements, dealing with suppliers as well seek new commercial materials when needed. Working alongside Israeli safety authorities, he gained first-hand knowledge on safety and environmental regulations required by global bodies.
The author of 16 recognized works in scientific journals and publications from 2002-2016, Dr. Ratner also registered four water filter patents in 2008, 2013, 2014, 2016.
Dr. Ratner earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Plastics and Polymer Engineering Technology/Technician from Ukrainian State Chemical Technology University and Executive MBA in Investment and Management of Startups at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem where he previously obtained a Master’s Degree in Polymer Science and a Ph.D. in Composite Materials.