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Batm Advanced Communications Ltd (BVC.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Gideon Chitayat

77 2015 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Zvi Marom

Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Moti Nagar

2016 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Ariel Efrati

Chief Operating Officer, Telecom Division & CEO of Telco Systems

Ofer Bar-Ner

2016 Chief Operating Officer - Medical Distribution and Sterilization Division

Harel Locker

2016 External Director

Gideon Barak

2013 Non-Executive Exeternal Director

Elka Nir

55 Non-Executive External Director

Orna Pollack

55 2015 Non-Executive Director

Avigdor Shafferman

2013 Non-Executive Exeternal Director

Biographies

Name Description

Gideon Chitayat

Dr. Gideon Chitayat serves as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board at BATM Advanced Communications Ltd since June 22, 2010. He is the Chairman and CEO of GMBS Ltd- Strategic Consulting Firm. He is currently a Director of Delta Galil Industries, Paz Oil Company and Milissron Shopping malls. Dr. Chitayat has served as a Director for Teva Israel Pharmaceutical Industries, Bank Hapoalim and Israel Aircraft Industries. He has provided consultancy services to the Board and Presidents of companies. Dr Chitayat holds a Ph.D. in Business & Applied Economics from the University of Pennsylvania and a Masters in Business & Applied Economics from the Hebrew University, Jerusalem and joined the Board of BATM in June 2010.

Zvi Marom

Dr. Zvi Marom serves as Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director at BATM Advanced Communications Ltd. He holds degrees in Engineering and Medicine. Prior to establishing BATM, he was the head of the Electronic faculty of the Israeli Open University and senior consultant to several industrial and academic institutions. He graduated in excellence from the naval academy and served in combat command posts. He was awarded the Techmark “Technology Man of the Year” award from the London Stock Exchange in 2000. He is currently a director of Shore Capital, a UK listed Company.

Moti Nagar

Mr. Moti Nagar has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of the Company effective January 4, 2016. Mr. Nagar, an Israeli Certified Accountant, joined BATM in June 2014 as VP Finance, assisting Mr. Bar-Ner in discharging his responsibilities as Chief Financial Officer, including regulatory obligations with regards to the London Stock Exchange and Tel Aviv Stock Exchange. Prior to BATM, Mr. Nagar was a Senior Manager at Deloitte from 2011-2014, having joined in the company in 2005. During that time Mr. Nagar had various responsibilities including handling the accounts of leading corporate clients in Israel and overseas, with companies traded on the LSE, NASDAQ and TASE, as well as private businesses operating in a range of sectors. Mr. Nagar was also involved in advising a number of public offerings by corporates in Israel.

Ariel Efrati

Mr. Ariel Efrati serves as Chief Operating Officer, Telecom Division & CEO of Telco Systems of BATM Advanced Communications Ltd. He oversees BATM’s global business operations and telecommunications practices, and acts as Chief Executive Officer for Telco Systems, a BATM wholly owned subsidiary. Previously, Ariel held several senior positions in the telecom industry. As Senior Vice President, Ariel led Amdocs (NYSE:DOX) Venture Investments, Open Innovation and Product M&A unit, he headed Amdocs corporate competitive strategy unit, and he was the General Manager of the Service Fulfillment Product Business Division. Ariel also led Amdocs strategic and substantial entry to the OSS markets through organic growth and M&A activities. Ariel was the CEO of CallmyName, a startup in the Mobile sphere, and is a member of several successful startups’ BoDs, and is highly experienced in technological and market innovations. In the past, as a senior officer, Ariel led an advanced technological unit in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) Intelligence Corps. Ariel is a software engineer and an EMBA graduate of the Kellogg School of Management (Northwestern University).

Ofer Bar-Ner

Mr. Ofer Bar-Ner has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer - Medical Distribution and Sterilization Division of the Company, with effect from 4 January 2016. He was Chief Operating Officer - Medical, Executive Director at BATM Advanced Communications Ltd. He has been appointed as Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer of the Company effective January 1, 2015. He joined the Company in 1999. From 1996 he was Chief Financial Officer of Silver Arrow LP, a subsidiary of Elbit Systems and EL-OP, and between 1989 and 1993 he was Group Manager in the Finance Department of Elbit. He graduated in Industrial Engineering and Management from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa and has an MBA and an MA in Accounting, both from Northeastern University in Boston, MA.

Harel Locker

Mr. Harel Locker is the External Director of the Company. Locker has wide experience in law and finance with first tier law firms in both Tel Aviv and New York, and was one of the founding partners of Shohat, Locker & Co. in Israel, which subsequently merged with S. Friedman & Co. He was appointed and served as the Director General of the Israeli Prime Minister's Office and head of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's economic headquarters between 2011 and 2015. He is currently the sole owner and director of his consultancy and investments company, Pitkrai Investments Ltd. Mr. Locker holds an LL.B. degree from Tel Aviv University's School of Law, a B.A. degree in accounting from Tel Aviv University Business School and an LL.M. (with distinction) in taxation from Georgetown University Law School, Washington DC.

Gideon Barak

Mr. Gideon Barak serves as Non-Executive Exeternal Director of BATM Advanced Communications Limited. Mr. Barak has held senior executive positions in leading Israeli technology companies and has served as CEO, director and chairman of the Board in numerous technology companies since 1984. He has founded several companies that were later acquired by international leading corporations including Intel and Pixim/ Sony. He currently holds the position of director and chairman of the Board in several telecom companies including Spikko Telecom Ltd. He has also served in the past as a venture partner in Benchmark Capital and Blue Run Venture Fund. Mr. Barak holds a BA degree in Economics and an MBA degree from Tel-Aviv University.

Elka Nir

Ms. Elka Nir serves as Non-Executive External Director of BATM Advanced Communications Ltd. She currently holds the position of director (and chairwoman) of several medical companies, two of which are publicly traded on the Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange, and is also a venture partner in Giza Venture Capital (in the life sciences field), which has $600 million in assets under management. She has over twenty years’ experience in leading dynamic cutting edge technology organizations and held senior managerial positions in leading global medical and healthcare corporations including Biosense Webster, Johnson & Johnson, GE Healthcare and Elscint. Mrs. Nir holds a BSc degree from the Technion Institute in Haifa in Computer Science (1986) and a diploma in Business Administration from the University of Haifa (1996) and joined the Board of BATM in June 2012.

Orna Pollack

Mrs. Orna Hadassa Pollack has been appointed as Non-Executive Director of the Company, with effect from Mrs. Pollack, does not currently hold any other directorships and has not done so in the last 5 years.

Avigdor Shafferman

Dr. Avigdor Shafferman serves as Non-Executive Exeternal Director of BATM Advanced Communications Ltd. Dr. Shafferman holds a Ph.D. in physical chemistry from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He has served for the past eighteen years as general manager and Head of R&D of a leading governmental applied research institute specializing in the fields of biology, medicinal chemistry and environmental sciences. He was a visiting professor in the University of California, San Diego at the biology department as well as a visiting senior research scientist at various leading research institutions in the United States in various medical areas including vaccines.

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