Our leadership team

Dr. Stanley Hirsch


Mr. Mordechai Bignitz

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Dr. Oron Yacoby Zeevi

Chief Scientific Officer (CSO)

Dr. Med. Yehuda Baruch

Chief Medical and Regulatory Officer​

Ms. Sigal Russo

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Mr. Alon Sinai

Chief Operating Officer (COO)

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Dr. Stanley Hirsch


Dr. Hirsch joined OWCP as Chairman of our Board of Directors in July 2017. He has had extensive scientific, executive and board level experience for more than 25 years in private and publicly listed companies in biopharmaceutical and agricultural biotech industries, inter alia, including direct experience in raising capital and leading M&A activity. This experience, together with his multi-cultural management skills, having managed companies in Israel, Brazil, UK, China and the United States, is directly relevant to OWCP’s scientific and business development efforts.

Dr. Hirsch has served as Group CEO of FuturaGene Limited and its predecessor company, FuturaGene Plc., since 2007. He has also served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Foamix Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (NASDAQ: FOMX), since 2016.

Dr. Hirsch holds a D. Phil (1982) in Cell Biology and Immunology from Oxford University, UK. His educational experience also includes a B.Sc. degree with Honors in Medical Biochemistry from the University of Cape Town, South Africa (1979) among other academic honors and awards from Oxford University and University of Cape Town.