Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd. Announces the Appointment of a New Member of the Board of Directors

Nov 11, 2003, 00:00 ET from Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd.

    REHOVOTH, Israel, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nova Measuring
 Instruments Ltd. (Nasdaq:   NVMI), the worldwide market leader in Integrated
 Metrology systems for the semiconductor industry, announced today that its
 Board of Directors have resolved to appoint Dr. Michael Brunstein as a member
 of the Company's Board of Directors.
     During the years 1983 - 1999, Dr. Brunstein served as a Managing Director
 of Applied Materials Israel Ltd., as President of Opal Inc. and as a Director
 of New Business Development in Optrotech Ltd.
     At present, Dr. Brunstein serves as chairman and board member in several
 Israeli hi-tech companies, as well as on the board of the Israel Association
 of Electronics Industries and the Israel-US Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
     "Michael brings with him over 25 years of experience within the
 semiconductor, electronic and optical industries in various technical and
 managerial positions," says Dr. Giora Dishon, President and CEO of Nova. "His
 experience and guidance as a board member will be a significant asset to Nova.
 We look forward to a close and successful working relationship with him."
     Dr. Brunstein holds a B.Sc. in Mathematics and Physics from the Hebrew
 University, Jerusalem, and M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Physics from the Tel
 Aviv University.
     About Nova:
     Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd. develops, designs and produces integrated
 process control systems in the semiconductor manufacturing industry. Nova
 provides a broad range of integrated process control solutions that link
 different semiconductor processes and process equipment. The Company's website
 is .
      Company Contact:
      Chai Toren, CFO and Vice President
      Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd.
      Tel: 972-8-938-7505
      Investor relations Contacts:
      Ehud Helft / Kenny Green
      Gal IR International
      Tel: 866-704-6710

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