Management Team

Oded Tal
Chief Executive Officer

Oded Tal has serves as Chief Executive Officer of MAX since September 1999. In his role in MAX, Mr. Tal has overseen numerous operational improvements projects and led MAX's organizational growth to its current position as the leading operational improvement services provider to the semiconductors industry.

Prior to joining MAX, Mr. Tal held senior management positions in the Semiconductors industry from 1994, and held operation management positions in the Automotive industry from 1987. Mr. Tal holds a Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of New Haven.

Mr. Tal also serves as the Chairman of the Board for the MAX Group as well as serving on the boards of several NGO's'.

Ariel Meyuhas
Chief Operating Officer and VP Operations Europe

Mr. Meyuhas brings over 17 years of experience and innovation in the Semiconductors industry in various roles including Factory and site management. In his current role, Mr. Meyuhas is responsible for all operational and business aspects in the company influencing a global network of employees and clients. Mr. Meyuhas is a member of the MAX board, the AMAC advisory committee to the Fab Owners Association (FOA) and various other organizations.

Mr. Meyuhas holds a B.Sc. degree in engineering from the University of Tel Aviv, Israel.

Mario Faria
Vice President of Operations North America

Mr. Mario Faria has 15 years experience in the semiconductors industry with broad technical and operations background and in-depth understanding of semiconductor technology and application use. Previously he was a Project Manager for MAX working in NPI and Operational Efficiency projects for the Semiconductors, LEDs, and Solar industries in the US, the Philippines, Singapore, and Malaysia. Mario started his career as a Test Engineer for IBM Microelectronics in Burlington, VT. He has progressively increased his leadership with Texas Instruments and ITT Corporation as a Product Engineer and Project Manager where he shepherd products from design to production. Mario is now responsible for operations management and business development for the Americas region, including the US, Canada, and Latin America.

Mr. Faria holds a BSEE and MSEE from the Florida State University and an Executive MBA from The Warrington School of Business at the University of Florida.