Management Team

Mr. Bill Densel - Chief Executive Officer.

Mr. Densel has a 25-year leadership career, including in his most recent roles as Chief Executive Officer of Beacon Endoscopic, Inc. (2013), which was acquired by Covidien plc. in less than one year after he began to serve in such capacity; General Manager, CardioSCORE for BG Medicine Inc. (2012-2013); and Chief Executive Officer of Dune Medical Devices, Inc. (2009-2011). Mr.Densel has effectively led teams and utilized his influence across key decision makers in larger organizations such as Cytyc Corporation (2006-2009), which was acquired by Hologic in 2007, where he served in several positions, including Vice President, Marketing – GYN Surgical, Vice President, Emerging Surgical Technologies and Senior Director, Neuroscience; Boston Scientific Corporation (2004-2006), where he served as Director, New Market Development & Strategic Planning – Endosurgery; and Genzyme Biosurgery, where he served in various positions, lastly as Senior Director, Marketing and Business Development - General and GYN Surgery (1993-2004). Mr. Densel has launched several new medical devices during his career, affording him extensive FDA and clinical trial experience. Mr. Densel served in the U.S. Navy from 1989 to 1993, lastly as Lieutenant, Special Operations. Mr. Densel has a BA degree in Economics from Duke University.

Dr. Yoav Kimchy - Founder and Chief Technology Officer.

Dr. Kimchy has more than 10 years experience in the development and management of innovative medical device startup companies. Yoav was an algorithm specialist and technical project leader in a government contract company, Director of Cardiovascular Research in a biomedical startup, and VP R&D of a medical device start up company, working in the field of nuclear molecular imaging technology, prior to founding Check-Cap. He received his PhD from the Technion, Israel.

Mr. Lior Torem - Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Torem joined Check-Cap Ltd. on May 1, 2010 as its Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Check-Cap, in 2009, he served as Chief Financial Officer at Tigo Energy Inc., a solar power energy company, based in Los-Gatos California. Prior to that, from 2005 to 2008, he served as Vice President of finance at Actelis Networks Inc, a telecommunication equipment company, based in Fremont, California.
Mr. Torem also held various finance executive positions, including Vice President of Finance at Actelis Networks Ltd. and Corporate Controller at Gilat Communications Ltd., a publicly traded company on NASDAQ.
Mr. Torem holds a bachelor's degree in Accounting and Economics from Bar Ilan University, and he is a Certified Public Accountant in Israel.

Mr. Alex Ovadia - VP of Research and Development.

Mr. Ovadia joined Check-cap Ltd. on January 2013 as its VP of Research and Development. Alex brings 11 years of experience in managing complex R&D projects in Philips Medical. His last position was Global manager for CT systems, including Systems Engineering, Physics & Verification engineering, Global CT Engineering staff member and member of Philips Medical Israel management. Before joining Philips Medical, Alex served in various developments management positions during his 10 years at Elbit Systems.
Ovadia holds a bachelor's degree in Electrical engineering from the Technion, Israel.