People: Batm Advanced Communications Ltd (BVC.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Peter Sheldon

72 1999 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Zvi Marom

Chief Executive Officer, Director

Ofer Bar-Ner

Chief Financial Officer, Director

Itzik Weinstein

2011 Chief Executive Officer, Telco Systems

Ariel Efrati

Chief Operating Officer

Steven Curtis

Senior Vice President of Sales and Service for the Americas

Dave Garrity

2000 Vice President - Finance, Telco Systems

Reinhard Florin

2011 Vice President of US and Canada Sales

Hector Menjivar

2011 Vice President of LATAM Sales

David Moses

Vice President - Research & Development

Avi Cohen

Vice President, Business Development & Marketing

Dave Lee

Vice President - US Business Development

Gideon Barak

53 2013 External Director

Gideon Chitayat

74 2010 Non-Executive Director

Elka Nir

Non-Executive External Director

Biographies

Name Description

Peter Sheldon

Mr. Peter Sheldon serves as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board at BATM Advanced Communications Ltd since October, 1999. He is a Chartered Accountant and International Business Consultant. He is a former Finance Director of Hambros Bank and has held positions as Chairman and Director of a number of UK publicly quoted and private companies. His quoted company appointments have included UDS Group; World of Leather; Stirling Group and Geo Interactive Media (now Emblaze). He is currently a Director of the British Israel Chamber of Commerce and heavily involved in the charitable sector in a voluntary capacity. He has been a member of the Board of BATM since 1998 and became Chairman in October 1999.

Zvi Marom

Dr. Zvi Marom serves as Chief Executive Officer and Director at BATM Advanced Communications Ltd. He founded the Company in 1992. He holds degrees in Engineering and Medicine. Prior to establishing the Company, 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 majored in Electronics. 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 company.

Ofer Bar-Ner

Mr. Ofer Bar-Ner serves as Chief Financial Officer and Director at BATM Advanced Communications Ltd. 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.

Itzik Weinstein

Mr. Itzik Weinstein serves as Chief Executive Officer, Telco Systems a subsidiary company of BATM Advanced Communications Ltd since May, 2011. He brings over 20 years of management experience in the telecommunications and hi-tech industries. Prior to this recent appointment, Weinstein was President and CEO of ECtel, a provider of revenue management solutions to the telecommunications industry. He has also held senior positions with VocalTec, NetManage, KLA-Tencor Corp., Scitex Corp., and Intel.

Ariel Efrati

Mr. Ariel Efrati is Chief Operating Officer at 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).

Steven Curtis

Mr. Steven Curtis serves as Senior Vice President of Sales and Service for the Americas at BATM Advanced Communications Ltd. He joined the Company in June, 2006 through the acquisition of Metrobility Optical Systems where he had served as senior Vice president of worldwide sales and services. Focused on delivering new technologies to the service provider market, he has been instrumental in the deployment of the Company's Ethernet demarcation solutions in providers' networks throughout the world. He joined Metrobility in February 2003 after serving in executive sales positions at CPLANE and Gotham Networks. Mr. Curtis holds a BSC degree in Marketing from the University of Massachusetts.

Dave Garrity

Mr. Dave Garrity serves as Vice President of Finance at Telco Systems, a subsidiary company of BATM Advanced Communications Ltd since December, 2000. He is responsible for all finance, legal and human resource matters for the company. Joining the Company in 1988 as Fiber Optics Division Controller, he has held various positions of increasing responsibility in the areas of finance and administration. Earlier in his career, he held financial management positions at Power General Corp., Unitrode Corp. and Data General. Mr. Garrity holds a BSC degree in Accounting from the Suffolk University in Boston, MA.

Reinhard Florin

Mr. Reinhard Florin serves as Vice President of US and Canada Sales at BATM Advanced Communications Ltd since 2011. He brings over 25 years of experience in managing sales teams and has been instrumental in profit growth for both public and private companies. As Vice President, he will manage the North American sales and support team for the Company’s IP product line. He has sales and marketing experience within the telecommunications sector in general and the IP Ethernet, mobile operator, wireless backhaul, and microwave markets in particular. He was most recently General Manager of Americas for Fusion Products at DragonWave. He has also served at Axerra (acquired by Dragonwave), SilverStorm Technologies (acquired by QLogic), Carrier Access, and Paragon Networks (acquired by Carrier Access). Mr. Reini holds a BSC degree in Management from the Ball State University and an MBA from the University of South Florida.

Hector Menjivar

Mr. Hector Menjivar serves as Vice President of LATAM sales at BATM Advanced Communications Ltd since 2011. He has been heading the Latin American territory sales efforts for Telco Systems since 2006 and was promoted to Vice President of LATAM sales. He has over 20 years of experience in international sales, distribution channels and long-term strategic planning. He has played a pivotal role in the Company’s success in adding global telecommunication companies as customers and establishing a base of Tier 1 service providers within Latin America. Prior to joining Telco Systems, Hector was Director of Latin American sales at Metrobility (acquired by Telco Systems in 2006). He holds a BSC degree in Finance and a BSC degree in Economics, both from the University of Central Florida.

David Moses

Mr. David Moses serves as Vice President, Research & Development at BATM Advanced Communications Ltd. He has a background in Ethernet technology with over 15 years of experience in engineering and networking. After 6 years as VP of SW Engineering, Mr. Moses was appointed to the role of VP R&D. Prior to joining the Company, he worked for N-BASE Communications (MRV) and RAD Network devices (RND). At MRV David led the development of DirectIP technology for Router acceleration and Linux Router concepts. In RND he was a member of the team developed the industry first deployed IP and Decnet routers. Mr. Moses has a Bachelors degree in physics from the Technion- Israel Institute of Technology.

Avi Cohen

Mr. Avi Cohen serves as Vice President, Business Development & Marketing at BATM Advanced Communications Ltd. He is responsible for the management of the company's marketing and business development activities internationally for Carrier Ethernet, VoIP, FTTx, VDSL, TDM, and SONET solutions. Previously he held the positions of Vice President of research and development and Director of software development for Telco Systems.

Dave Lee

Mr. Dave Lee serves as Vice President, US Business Development at BATM Advanced Communications Ltd. He joined Telco Systems in 1992, and since then has held various positions within the company including VP Product Line Management and Area, Vice President Sales and is currently VP of Business Development. Mr. Lee is responsible for managing and marketing of current and future product developments worldwide as well as customer and company services.

Gideon Barak

Mr. Gideon Barak has been appointed as External Director of BATM Advanced Communications Limited effective August 16, 2013. Mr. Barak has held senior executive and non-executive positions in numerous Israeli technology companies since 1984, including currently being a director of Spikko Telecom Ltd. He has also founded several businesses that were subsequently acquired by established international corporations including Intel and Pixim/Sony. 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.

Gideon Chitayat

Dr. Gideon Chitayat serves as Non-Executive Director at BATM Advanced Communications Ltd since June 22, 2010. He is currently Chairman of Delta Galil Industries and Honigman. Dr. Chitayat has served as a Director for Teva Pharmaceutical Industries and Bank Hapoalim among others. He has provided consultancy services to the Board and Vice-Presidents of Companies including Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries, Amdocs, Israel and Bank Mizrahi. He holds a Ph.D. in Applied Economics from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, an MBA degree and a BA degree in Applied Economics, both from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He joined the Board of BATM in June 2010.

Elka Nir

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