GEDERA, Israel, January 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TAT Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: TATT), a leading provider of services and products to the commercial and military aerospace and ground defense industries, reported today that the Board of Directors of the Company has elected Mr. Zeev Birnboim as a member of the Board, and also approved (following the approval of the Audit Committee of the Company) that Mr. Birnboim shall be entitled to an annual compensation and reward participation in meetings, in the sum of the "fixed amount" as stated in the Companies Regulations (Rules Regarding Compensation and Expenses of External Directors). Mr. Birnboim (62) served, from 2009 to 2012, as the Vice President of Business Development, Sales and Marketing of Krausz Industries Ltd. Prior to that, Mr. Birnboim served, inter alia, as the President & CEO of Vita Pri Hagalil Ltd (2004-2009), as the President & CEO of Smart Storage Ltd. (2002-2004) and as the President & CEO of Tadiran-Ampa Ltd. (1998-2002). Ms. Birnboim holds a B.A. in economics and MBA from Hebrew University and has completed International Senior Management Program in Harvard University. About TAT Technologies LTD TAT Technologies LTD is a leading provider of services and products to the commercial and military aerospace and ground defense industries. TAT operates under four segments: (i) Original Equipment Manufacturing or "OEM" of Heat Management Solutions (ii) OEM of Electric Motion Systems (iii) Heat Transfer Services and Products and (iv) Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul or "MRO" services of Aviation Components. TAT's activities in the area of OEM of Heat Management Solutions primarily include the design, development, manufacture and sale of (i) a broad range of heat transfer components (such as heat exchangers, pre-coolers and oil/fuel hydraulic coolers) used in mechanical and electronic systems on-board commercial, military and business aircraft; (ii) environmental control and cooling systems on board aircraft and for ground applications; and (iii) a variety of other electronic and mechanical aircraft accessories and systems such as pumps, valves, power systems and turbines. TAT's activities in the area of OEM of Electric Motion Systems primarily include the design, development, manufacture and sale of a broad range of electrical motor applications for airborne and ground systems. TAT's activities in the area of Heat Transfer Services and Products include the maintenance, repair and overhaul of heat transfer equipment and in a lesser extent, the manufacturing of certain heat transfer products. TAT's Limco subsidiary operates FAA certified repair station, which provides heat transfer MRO services and products for airlines, air cargo carriers, maintenance service centers and the military. TAT's activities in the area of MRO services for Aviation Components include the maintenance, repair and overhaul of APUs, Landing Gear and other aircraft components. TAT's Piedmont subsidiary operates an FAA certified repair station, which provides aircraft component MRO services for airlines, air cargo carriers, maintenance service centers and the military. TAT also holds approximately 30% of the equity of First Aviation Services, a world-wide distributor of products and services to the aerospace industry and a one-stop-shop for MRO services (wheels, breaks, propellers and landing gear) for the General Aviation Industry.