EVS Appoints a Director of Sales to Capitalise on Momentum in the European Market

CAESAREA, Israel, Oct. 8, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Elbit Vision Systems Ltd. (OTCBB:EVSNF), a pioneer in the science of camera-based automatic vision inspection for textile fabrics and technical webs, announced today that it has appointed Michael Sharon, as Director of Sales in Europe.

Mr. Sharon joined EVS at the beginning of September 2015. Mr. Sharon brings EVS more than 20 years experience and success in customer relations, sales and business development, combining deep technical understanding with strong interpersonal skills. Prior to EVS, he served as Sales Director in TaKaDu and was responsible for their first agreements in Europe. He also served as Sales Director for PerfectoMobile, a telecommunications start-up and was responsible for the company's early European deals with leading mobile operators. He also served as Sales Director at Unipier.

Mr. Sharon spent time in his early career at EVS Europe as VP & General Manager Europe until 2003.

Mr. Sam Cohen, CEO of EVS, commented, "We are very pleased and warmly welcome Michael back to EVS after an extended period whereby we will be able to significantly leverage on the sales and business development experience he has gained over the past years. He brings tremendous capabilities and I'm sure he will propel our European business forward."

Continued Mr. Cohen, "One of the most important trade shows for our industry, ITMA- the International Textile Machinery Association exhibition, takes place in Milan from November 12-19. Michael has joined us now in order to position us to attract new European business at this show. I wish him much luck and success."

About Elbit Vision Systems Ltd. (EVS): www.evs.co.il

EVS offers a broad portfolio of automatic State-of-the-Art Visual Inspection Systems for both in-line and off-line applications, and process monitoring systems used to improve product quality, safety, and increase production efficiency. EVS' systems are used by over 800 customers, many of which are leading global companies.

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CONTACT: Company Contact Information: Yaron Menashe, CFO Tel: +972 4 6107609 yaron@evs.co.il Investor Relations Contact: Ehud Helft, Kenny Green Tel: +1 646 201 9246 evs@gkir.com

Source:Elbit Vision Systems Ltd.