Yoav Stern takes over as CEO of DVTel

Security solutions manufacturer DVTel announced Tuesday that Yoav Stern is taking over as president and CEO of the company.

Stern replaces Eli Gorovici, who is stepping down after serving nearly 10 years in the position. According to a statement, Gorovici will remain involved with DVTel as an advisor to the CEO and he will also help supervise certain strategic projects.

"I would like to thank Eli for his many years of work as president and CEO of DVTel. Under his leadership, the company grew from a good idea to one of the most significant players in the security industry with thousands of customers around the world," said DVTel Chairman Yaron Eitan.

Stern has an extensive background in the homeland security industry and has served as co-chairman of New Jersey-based Bogen Communications International since 1995. He holds academic degrees in mathematics, computer science and a diploma in automation engineering.