HDH Medical

Team and Management

Irina Kavounovski, CEO, Director, Co-Founder

Experienced in the fields of project management, fund raising and marketing. MBA with emphasis in Entrepreneurship and Marketing and a B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from the Technion, Israel, with specialization in bio-processes and polymers.


Igor Waysbeyn, CTO, Director, Co-Founder

Is a serial entrepreneur in the fields of medical engineering and emergency medicine. Holds a M.Sc. degree in mechanical engineering and has a general medical education. Invented and led R&D process for medical devices for various surgical applications and orthopedics.


Charles Ramat, Director

Has in depth operating and general business experience in varied industries such as real estate, financing, mobile communications, medical devices and therapeutics.  Currently serves as investor and business consultant. 

Shai Recanati, Director

Business Professional with strengths in financial analysis, business research, technology, and general management. Shai is the Vice President of Naftali Investments, and is currently an active board of several privately held companies. Shai holds a BS with honors from New York University.

Dr. John Abeles, Senior Advisor to the Board

Dr Abeles, born in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) , has degrees in Pharmacology and Medicine from the University of Birmingham in England. He had a career in the pharmaceutical industry (Sterling Drug (UK); Pfizer (US); USV Pharma (US) before becoming the first full time biopharma analyst on Wall St (Kidder Peabody) with an MD, in 1975. He started his consulting practice (MedVest Group) and his family office (Northlea Partners) in 1980 in New York, moving to the San Francisco area in 1983, and then to S Florida in 1993. He has been active in promulgating, directing, promoting, founding, financing, investing in and advising a large retinue of medical and some other companies, with many emerging as public entities and/or being acquired.

Anat Nur-Sella, CFO

Prior to  joining  HDH Medical Ltd served as CFO NasVax (TASE: NSVX), CFO Elutex (TASE: ELTX). More than 15 years of experience in financial management and operations.

Eidit Eviattar Toren, Marketing and Sales Manager

Eidit Eviattar Toren had joined HDH Medical on 2011, as VP Marketing. Eidit has 14 year of experience in the Cardiac medical devices field. Before venturing into the consulting to startup companies, Eidit was the Director of sales at InspireMD. Eidit also held the position as Head of the Interventional Cardiology & Cardiac Surgeries Department at Gamida Medequip (the Israeli distributor of St. Jude Medical & Thoratec Cop.) eidit@hdhmedical.com

Olga Strongin, VP QA/RA

Olga Strongin had joined HDH Medical on 2012, as VP Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs. Holds a M.A. degree in Quality Management. Olga has 10 year of experience in the Medical Devices industry. Before venturing into the company, Olga was the VP QA/RA at Orthokinematica (spinal implants). Olga also provides quality and regulatory consulting services to medical device companies in Israel (FDA, CE, and Health Canada). olga@hdhmedical.com