Kobi Goldenberg

Kobi Goldenberg, co-founder of Manna Green Momentum Ltd. and Manna Laminates Ltd., has over 25 years of experience in the global automotive industry. In 1997 he cofounded the automotive division of Arkal Plastic Products, today known as "Arkal Automotive" which is listed in the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TLV :RVL). During his 17 years at Arkal Automotive, Kobi served as the marketing and sales manager and later as development director and a member of the global business management team.

Kobi holds a BSc in industrial engineering from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology and is a graduate of Tefen College of Entrepreneurship.

Arnon Levy

Arnon Levy, co-founder of Manna Green Momentum Ltd. and Manna Laminates Ltd., has over 20 years of experience in the global automotive industry. For 10 years, he served as project manager and resident Europe-based engineer for Arkal Automotive. He continued to serve Arkal as the global marketing and sales manager and a member of the management team from 2010 to 2014.

Arnon has a BSc in mechanical engineering from Tzur-Lavon, Israel and a BA in business administration from the Open University of Israel.

Dr. Yanir Shaked

Dr. Yanir Shaked joined Manna Green Momentum in 2015. He brings over 15 years of experience in the plastics engineering industries, including the development and production of composite plastic materials. He is an expert in the creation of polymer blends, engineering plastic compounds, reactive extrusion, and green plastic technologies.

Dr. Yanir is the former Vice President for Research and Development of Polyram Ltd. and holds a BSc in plastic engineering from Shenkar College of Engineering and Design. He also has both an MSc and PhD In plastics and engineering from the University of Massachusetts at Lowell in the United States.

Technology Experts

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Frank Henning

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Frank Henning has over 20 years of experience in applied research.

His is currently a full professor for Lightweight Technologies at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and deputy director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Chemical Technology (Fraunhofer ICT).

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Henning was appointed head of the Competence Center for Automotive Light-Weight Solutions and is the CEO of KITe hyLITE – The Karlsruhe Innovation Cluster for Hybrid Light-Weight Solutions.

Andy Brink

Dr. Andy Brink

Dr. Brink is the former Global Technology and New Business Development Manager for Fibers and Composites at Michelman, Inc. where he was responsible for product development and production of sizing products. As the co-founder of Hydrosize® Technologies, Inc. he developed more than 20 commercially-available sizings under the Hydrosize® trademark, including being granted ten patents and publishing at least eight publications related to polymer synthesis, properties and composites. He served as Manager of Applications Development in the Composites Business Unit of Reichhold, Inc. after a number of years as a senior research chemist for Eastman Chemical, Inc. in the Performance Plastics Business Organization. He earned his PhD at the National Science Foundation Center for High-Performance Adhesives and Composites at Virginia Tech.