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Dr. Orna Dreazen, CEO and Chairperson of the Board, Nextar

Dr. Orna Dreazen


  Chairperson of the Board

Dr. Orna Dreazen served in key positions in the industry as well as a public servant. Between 1994 and 2000, she served as the General Director of the National Public Health Laboratories of the Ministry of Health and between 2000 to 2008 as the General Director of the Israel Laboratory Accreditation Authority. In this capacity, she was involved in many international activities like taking an active role as a member in the Board of Director of the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC), The Arrangement Committee Chairperson, representing ILAC in ISO and WHO, and The Bureau International Poids and Measures (BIPM) managing the metrology, weights, and measures around the world. In the private sector, she established a start-up biotech company, Portaman pharmaceuticals Ltd., and was the quality control manager of Interpharm Laboratories Ltd.

Orna is an expert in Quality and Metrology and was the Chairperson of the Israel Society of Metrology.

Orna holds a Ph.D in Biochemistry from the Weizmann Institute of Science. Her postdoctoral studies were completed at the University of California in Los Angeles. In 1994 she got a diploma in Business administration from Tel Aviv University.

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