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Sam Topaz, BA, MBA - Chairman
Mr.Topaz holds a B.A. in Economics & Business Management and Advanced Management studies at Harvard University, Boston, USA. Mr. Topaz offers 34 years of experience in international industrial management, marketing, and global distribution. Mr. Topaz was the CEO of HAM-LET Group for over three decades and lead it from a family business to a public global company operating through fully-owned subsidiaries all over the world.

Mr. Topaz brings to PALTOP extensive experience in technological development, the establishment of advanced production systems, and setting up advanced global distribution networks, that include subsidiaries and computerized logistic centers that coordinate on-line between the development, production and sales departments.

Fulfilling a vision - a video interview with Sam Topaz. Play
 
 
Tal Topaz, LL.B, and BA in Business - CEO
Tal Topaz holds an LL.B from IDC Herzliya, Radziner Law School, and a BA from IDC Herzliya, Arison School of Business. After graduating with excellence, he completed an internship in one of Tel Aviv's leading law firms. Tal is a member of the Israeli Bar Association since 2008. Prior to joining Paltop, during 2010-2015, Tal served as a business development director in a public investment company conducting large-scale transactions while combining business, legal and financial aspects. Tal joined Paltop in 2015 and served as a business development director. Tal was appointed to be the CEO of the company in 2017.
 
 
Michael Klein, DDS - Medical Director
Michael Klein, D.D.S. graduated from the University of Maryland Dental School. He went on to complete a General Practice Residency program at Woodhull Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. Dr. Klein received his training in Oral Implantology by completing a two year, full-time Fellowship in Oral Implantology and Biomaterials at the Brookdale Hospital Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. He then completed Specialty training in Prosthodontics at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.

Dr. Klein was a Clinical Associate Professor at New York University College of Dentistry in the Department of Periodontology and Implantology for 17 years. Dr. Klein is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry. He is a diplomate of the International Congress of Oral Implantology (ICOI). He is a Fellow of the Academy of Osseointegration and a Fellow of the Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics. He has pioneered the technology used in computer guidance for dental implant surgery and holds multiple patents for this technology. He has co-authored a book, The Atlas of Oral Implantology, as well as numerous book chapters and articles on Implant Dentistry. Dr. Klein speaks nationally as well as internationally on a variety of topics in Oral Implantology.
 
 
 
Meir Levin, CFO
 
Meir has over 20 years of leading the finance and General management of Israeli companies operating in the global marketplace.
Meir brings Extensive global Finance, legal, business development, logistics and information technologies experience.
Meir is part of Paltop’s executive management since 2010 and active in the company’s strategic international business development, and all legal aspects.
Meir is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and holds a BA in Economics and Accounting from Haifa University and a master's degree (LLM) in Law from Bar-Ilan University.
   
 
Tal Hammer-Topaz, DM.Sc, M.B.A - Vice President
Tal holds a B.Sc. (Summa Cum Laude) from the Technion - the Israel Institute of Technology, in which she specialized in Biotechnology and Food Engineering, a M.Sc. from the Weizmann Institute of Science, Department of Immunology in which she specialized in the study of immune cells using advanced imaging technologies and an MBA from  Tel-Aviv University, the Leon Recanati Graduate School of Business Administration.
Tal previously worked for “Sunrise Projects”, a consulting firm in the field of R&D grants. Tal worked as a Project Manager, leading and coordinating projects for various companies in the field of life sciences. Tal is a part of Paltop’s management since 2010. Tal led many projects in the company including establishing of a high standard quality system, achieving CE and FDA approvals, as well as implementing an ERP system and advanced manufacturing infrastructure.
 
 
 
Igall Dagon, B.A - VP Sales 
Igall Dagon holds a B.A in Law from Ono Academic College and a B.A in business from Manchester University, Bar Ilan extension. Igall brings over 25 years of experience in Sales & Marketing, with over a decade of experience in sales and marketing in the dental implants field.
He served for 15 years in various roles at Israel's leading newspaper's in the marketing department and was eventually appointed VP Marketing of the newspaper.
Prior to joining Paltop, Igall served as the VP Marketing of a successful Israeli Dental Implant company, where he created and led the marketing and sales efforts achieving fast growth in both the local and global markets.
 
 
Or Israel, B.Sc - Head of Engineering
Or holds a B.Sc in Mechanical Engineering from BGU University, Be’er Sheva, Israel, and Graduated from Iacocca Global Village for Future Leaders of the Industry – Business and International relations program at Lehigh University, Pennsylvania, USA. Or is an experienced R&D Engineer with a demonstrated history of working in the medical device industry and design engineering. He brings a vast Knowledge with 10 years of experience in the 3D modeling field. Or brings strong analytical skills, many creative ideas and problem-solving abilities with strong mechanical engineering capabilities.
 
 
Dr. Michal Sarbagil Liran, DMD - Digital Dental Laboratory Manager
Dr. Michal Sarbagil Liran received a B.Med.Sc in Medical Science from Tel Aviv University, and went on to receive her Dental Medical Doctor degree at Tel-Aviv University Israel in 2005.
She received her medical degree from the Israeli Ministry of Health in 2005.
Dr. Sarbagil Liran has been a Lecturer and Administrative Manager at the Health and Behavioral Sciences College for the following courses: Periodontics, Public Health, and Statistics, as well as a Clinical Instructor for Periodontics.
She served for several years in the Dental Unit of the IDF as a Doctor and Senior Officer. Dr. Sarbagil Liran was a Commander in many of the dental clinics in the top divisions of the IDF.
In addition to her position as Manager of the Digital Lab at Paltop, Dr. Sarbagil Liran works as a dentist in a private practice in Tel Aviv.
 
 
Philip Segal, MDT - Digital CAD/CAM Manager
Philip Segal graduated from the Manchester Dental Hospital UK gaining a diploma with distinction in Dental technology. From 1980 to 1999 he was a partner in a leading dental laboratory in Tel Aviv specializing in the field of cad/cam & aesthetic dentistry. From 1997 he served as a consultant for NobelBiocare -Israel, offering training & education to clinicians and dental technicians on Procera cad/cam technologies and All-on-4 technique. Since 2005 he has dedicated his time exclusively to the field of computer-guided surgery functioning as a mentor and instructor for NobelGuide, SIMPLANT & 3Shape Implant Studio softwares. He has played a leading role in offering planning services and 3d treatment proposals with the aid of computer-guided software and has given many lectures and courses both nationally & internationally, illustrating the use of 3D diagnostics, treatment planning & CAD/CAM technologies.