Valens Semiconductor Announces New CEO and New Chairman of Its Board of Directors

Valens Semiconductor Announces New CEO and New Chairman of Its Board of Directors

HOD HASHARON, Israel, April 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Valens, the developer of high-speed connectivity technology for the audio-video and automotive markets, and its Board of Directors announced today that Dr. Peter Mertens has been appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors. Gideon Ben-Zvi, who has been the company’s Interim CEO since February 2020, has now been appointed as the company’s official CEO.

“While Valens is leading significant progress in several different markets, its innovative approach to solve the challenges in the automotive industry is what steered me to accept the position of Chairman of the Board,” said Dr. Peter Mertens. “Valens’ groundbreaking technology will be an important enabler for the fully connected and autonomous car. I am excited to be part of this journey.”

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