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Ceragon Networks Ltd (CRNT.OQ)

CRNT.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Zohar Zisapel

70 1996 Chairman of the Board

Ira Palti

61 2018 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Doron Arazi

55 2019 Deputy Chief Executive Officer

Ran Vered

2019 Chief Financial Officer

Amit Ancikovsky

48 2015 Regional President-Latin America & Africa

Charles Meyo

55 2012 Regional President-North America

Flavio Perrucchetti

51 2015 Regional President-Europe

Ram Tripathi

52 2002 Regional President- India

Yuval Reina

52 2018 Chief Operating Officer

Shai Yaniv

48 2018 Executive Vice President - Marketing

Nurit Kruk-Zilca

45 2014 Executive Vice President - Human Resources

Oz Zimerman

55 2014 Executive Vice President-Global Corporate Development

Yael Langer

54 2000 Director

Avraham Berger

56 2018 Independent Director

Avi Eizenman

62 2018 Independent Director

Shlomo Liran

68 2015 Independent Director

Meir Sperling

70 2018 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Zohar Zisapel

Mr. Zohar Zisapel is Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Zisapel also serves as a director of RADCOM Ltd., a public company traded on Nasdaq. Mr. Zisapel founded or invested in many companies in the fields of Communications, Cyber Security and Automotive and serves as chairman or director of many private companies. Mr. Zisapel received a B.Sc. and a M.Sc. in electrical engineering from the Technion, Haifa Institute of Technology (“Technion”) and an M.B.A. from the Tel Aviv University.

Ira Palti

Mr. Ira Palti isPresident, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the CompanyMr. Palti was Chief Executive Officer of Seabridge Ltd., a Siemens company that is a global leader in the area of broadband services and networks. Prior to joining Seabridge, he was the Chief Operating Officer of VocalTec Communications Ltd., responsible for sales, marketing, customer support and product development. Among the positions he held before joining VocalTec was founder of Rosh Intelligent Systems, a company providing software maintenance and AI diagnostic solutions and one of the first startups in Israel. Mr. Palti received a B.Sc. in mathematics and computer science (magna cum laude) from the Tel Aviv University.

Doron Arazi

Mr. Doron Arazi is Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the company. He was Chief Financial Officer of the company. He was Executive Vice President at Ceragon Networks Ltd since 2014. His work experience includes the following roles: Manager at Amdocs (responsible for hundreds of employees), Chief Financial Officer at Allot Communications and Vice President-Finance at Verint. He holds a Bachelors degree in Accounting and Economics and a MBA degree, both from Tel Aviv University. He is a Certified Public Accountant.

Ran Vered

Mr. Ran Vered is Chief Financial Officer of the Company. He Having accumulated almost 20 years of experience as a financial executive, Mr. Vered has extensive financial knowledge and experience with publicly-traded companies, as well as a deep understanding of multinational organizations. Prior to joining Ceragon, Mr. Vered served as VP Finance at Check Point Software Technologies since 2018, and as CFO at Radcom since 2016. His career also included various financial positions at Amdocs, the latest of which was Director of Finance for the EMEA Division. Prior to 2009, Mr. Vered was co-founder and CFO of an investment fund, deputy corporate controller at Nur Macroprinters and served as an auditor for KPMG. Mr. Vered holds an M.B.A. in Finance from Tel Aviv University and a B.A. in Business Administration and Accounting from the College of Management and is certified in Israel as a CPA.

Amit Ancikovsky

Mr. Amit Ancikovsky serves as Regional President of Latin America & Africa of the Company. Mr. Ancikovsky held a number of management positions at Airspan Networks Inc., including President of Sales & Products. Before that, Mr. Ancikovsky served as the Chief Financial Officer and Head of Business Development for Gilat Networks Latin America, a world leader in VSAT technologies. Mr. Ancikovsky holds a B.A. in Accounting and Economics and an LL.B. from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

Charles Meyo

Mr. Charles (Chuck) Meyo serves as Regional President-North America of the Company. Mr. Meyo served as Vice President of Global Channels and Americas Sales at Narus, Inc. and thereafter worked within the Boeing Defense, Space and Security division (following the acquisition of Narus, Inc. by the Boeing Company in 2011). Prior to that, Mr. Meyo was the Sales Vice President of the IBM Global Accounts and Alliances organization at Avaya and held a variety of successful sales and management roles at Lucent Technologies and AT&T. Mr. Meyo holds a B.A. and B.Sc. from the Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio.

Flavio Perrucchetti

Mr. Flavio Perrucchetti serves as Regional President-Europe of the Company. Mr. Perrucchetti joined Ceragon in August 2011 from SIAE Microelettronica, where he was the Head of Sales & Marketing for Europe from 2007. Prior to that, he was engaged for more than 20 years in sales, marketing and management activities in the telecommunications market, including as the Head of Sales for Europe & Key Accounts Manager for Italy for a major telecom service provider, and as Head of International Sales & Marketing for a major microwave manufacturer where was responsible for Latin America, the Far East and Northern Europe. Mr. Perrucchetti holds a M.Sc. in Biology and also participated in graduate studies in Environmental Chemistry at the Università degli Studi di Milano.

Ram Tripathi

Mr. Ram Prakash Tripathi is Regional President- India of the Company. Prior to joining Ceragon, Mr. Tripathi held senior managerial positions at several companies including Stratex and Reliance, and has over 20 years of experience in the telecommunications industry. Mr. Tripathi holds a B.Sc. in Electronics & Communication Engineering from the Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar University, in Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India.

Yuval Reina

Mr. Yuval Reina is Chief Operating Officer of the Company. Before that he served as our Executive Vice President Global Products and Services since joining Ceragon in 2015. He is responsible for the conception, creation and delivery of leading-edge wireless backhaul solutions. With more than 25 years in management of large-scale, multidisciplinary projects and sizeable R&D organizations, Mr. Reina brings a wide breadth of experience along with a sharp focus on innovation and product delivery. Mr. Reina holds a B.Sc. (cum laude) in Electrical Engineering and a M.Sc. (summa cum laude) in Management from the Ben-Gurion University.

Shai Yaniv

Mr. Shai Yaniv is Executive Vice President - Marketing of the Company. From 2014 to August 2018 he served as our Vice President of Marketing and from 2009 to 2014 Mr. Yaniv served as our Vice President of Product Management. From 2000 to 2008, Mr. Yaniv served in various senior-level positions in Alvarion Ltd., successfully leading the inception of new solutions and the execution of new business initiatives in broadband wireless access markets worldwide. Mr. Yaniv brings to the Company over 25 years of experience in marketing, product strategy, product management and business development. Mr. Yaniv holds a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the Technion, and an M.Sc. in Multidisciplinary Engineering from Tel-Aviv University.

Nurit Kruk-Zilca

Ms. Nurit Kruk-Zilca is Executive Vice President - Human Resources of the Company. From July 2005 until March 2014, Ms. Kruk-Zilca served in various positions in our human resources department, the last one as VP Global HR, responsible for all human resources. From 2000 until July 2005 she was a talent acquisition and sourcing specialist for Intel Israel. Ms. Kruk-Zilca received a B.A. in Leadership & Education and an M.A. in Organizational Sociology from the Tel Aviv University.

Oz Zimerman

Mr. Oz Zimerman is Executive Vice President-Global Corporate Development of the Company. He joined the company in March 2013. Oz brings with him over 20 years of global executive business experience in sales, marketing and business development. From 2008 to 2012, Mr. Zimerman was Corporate VP Marketing and Business Development at DSP Group (DSPG), where he was responsible for leading the company's overall marketing activities, M&A and supporting its worldwide expansion. Prior to joining DSP Group, Oz was VP Marketing at Comverse, where he led global positioning and developed partnerships. Before joining Comverse, he was VP Channels Sales, Business Development and Strategic Marketing at ECI Telecom, and prior to his work at ECI, he was Engagement Manager at Shaldor, a leading management consulting firm. Mr. Zimerman holds a B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering & Management from NYU University (summa cum laude) and a Master's degree in Business Administration & Industrial Engineering from Columbia University.

Yael Langer

Ms. Yael Langer is Director of the Company. Ms. Langer served as our general counsel from July 1998 until December 2000. Ms. Langer is General Counsel and Secretary of RAD Data Communications Ltd. and other companies in the RAD-BYNET group. Since July 2009, Ms. Langer serves as a director in Radware Ltd. From December 1995 to July 1998, Ms. Langer served as Assistant General Counsel to companies in the RAD-BYNET group. From September 1993 until July 1995, Ms. Langer was a member of the legal department of Poalim Capital Markets and Investments Ltd. Ms. Langer received an LL.B. from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

Avraham Berger

Mr. Avraham (Avi) Berger is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Berger is the owner and CEO of AB6C Ltd a private consulting company. From November 2013 until May 2015, Mr. Berger served as the Director General of the Israeli Ministry of Communications. During the years 2012 to 2013, Mr. Berger served as VP Marketing and business developing of Ness-TSG. From 2007 to 2012 Mr. Berger served as the VP Technology & CTO of Partner Communications Ltd., and during 2007 Mr. Berger served as VP Business Development of Tadiran Communications. From 1985 to 2006, he served in the Israel Defense Forces C4I and Cyber Branch, and Signal Corps, in a number of telecommunication and command control development and project management positions, retiring as a full colonel. Mr. Berger holds a B.Sc.in Electrical Engineering from Tel Aviv University, and M.Sc.in Electrical Engineering from UCLA. Mr. Berger is one of our independent directors.

Avi Eizenman

Mr. Avi Eizenman is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Eizenman co-founded Silicom Ltd. in 1987 and served as its President and Chief Executive Officer, as well as a director of Silicom until April 1, 2001. As from 2001, Mr. Eizenman serves as the Active Chairman of the Board of Directors of Silicom Ltd. Mr. Eizenman served as head of the ASIC department at Scitex Ltd. in 1986. From 1979 until 1985, Mr. Eizenman held various positions, including project manager, ASIC specialist and engineer, with the Electronic Research & Development Department of the Israeli Ministry of Defense. Mr. Eizenman holds a B.Sc. degree, with honors, in Electrical Engineering from the Technion, and an M.B.A. from Tel Aviv University.

Shlomo Liran

Mr. Shlomo Liran is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Liran was appointed as the CEO of Spuntech Industries Ltd. From July 2014 until January 2015, Mr. Liran served as the Chief Executive Officer of Hadera Paper Ltd. From 2010 to 2013, Mr. Liran served as the Chief Executive Officer of Avgol Nonwovens Ltd. During the years 2008 and 2009 Mr. Liran served as the Chief Executive Officer of Ericsson Israel Ltd., and from 2004 to 2007 he served as Chief Executive Officer of TRE (Scandinavian cellular network) in Sweden and in Denmark. From 2000 to 2003, he served as Chief Executive Officer of YES Satellite Multi-Channel TV. Prior to that, Mr. Liran spent thirteen years in Strauss as CEO (1995-2000), General Manager of the Dairy Division (1991-1995) and VP Operations (1987-1991). Mr. Liran holds a B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering from the Technion, an M. Eng. System Analysis from University of Toronto, Canada and an AMP-ISMP advanced management program from the Harvard Business School. Mr. Liran is one of our independent directors and is considered a "financial expert" for the purposes of the Nasdaq Rules.

Meir Sperling

Mr. Meir Sperling is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Sperling presently serves as the Chairman of the Board of Verint Systems Ltd. (“VSL”) and as a board member of Verint Systems Singapore Pte. (“VSS”). Between 2000 and 2012, Mr. Sperling also served as Corporate Officer and President of the Cyber Security Division of Verint and in parallel, served as Managing Director of VSL. Between 2012 and 2015, he served as a Corporate Officer and Chief Strategy Officer of Verint. Prior to that, from January 1999 to January 2000, Mr. Sperling served as Corporate Vice President of ECI Telecom Ltd. and as the General Manager of the Business Systems Division. Mr. Sperling also served as a Director in several of ECI’s Subsidiaries. Between 1987 and 1999 Mr. Sperling served in various positions at companies of the Tadiran Group, including as Corporate Vice President and General Manager of various divisions at Tadiran. Mr. Sperling also served as a Director in several of Tadiran’s subsidiaries. Mr. Sperling received a B.Sc. in Electronic Engineering from the Ben Gurion University, Israel, in 1975.