ComQi announced Wednesday that Ifti Ifhar will be joining the company as Chief Financial Officer/Chief Operating Officer, based in New York.
Ajay Chowdhury, ComQi’s CEO, told us “I look forward to working closely with Ifti as we continue to build ComQi’s global multi-channel business. His international experience and strong background in finance, operations and M&A are ideally suited to our company’s direction.”
Ifti has held CFO and COO positions in AGT International Group and 4D Security – one of the fastest-growing global providers of security and risk mitigation solutions; in Raytel Inc. – a provider of remote cardiac solutions – where he led its 2007 acquisition by Philips; and led the acquisition by Mercury Interactive (now part of Hewlett-Packard) of Appilog Inc., a software innovator of application mapping technologies.
Prior to that Ifti worked in San Antonio, TX as the CFO and COO of the Americas for Nur Macro Printers, a publicly traded global manufacturer of super wide format printing systems (also part of Hewlett-Packard).
From 1993 to 2001 Ifti served as the group controller, and later as corporate CFO, at the RAD-Bynet group, Israel’s leading high-tech group.
At the beginning of his career he spent three years as a project manager in Latin America prior to which he was in the public accounting sector in Israel as an auditor. A CPA, with an MBA and a BA in accounting and economics from Tel Aviv University, he founded and chaired the High-Tech Forum of the Israeli Institute of CPAs.