People: Perion Network Ltd (PERI.OQ)

PERI.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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24 Nov 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Tamar Gottlieb

57 2006 Independent Chairperson of the Board

Josef Mandelbaum

47 2010 Chief Executive Officer

Yacov Kaufman

55 2005 Chief Financial Officer

Dana Maor

47 2013 Senior Vice President, Human Resources

Mark Ziering

47 Senior Vice President, Corporate Development

Shai Gottesdiener

2013 Chief Technology Officer

Limor Gershoni-Levy

43 2011 Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Hanit Marinov

2013 Vice President, Corporate Marketing

Ronen Chen

Vice President, Innovation

Amir Nahmias

Vice President, Business Partnerships, Perion Codefuel

Yuval Hamudot

40 2014 General Manager, Consumer Apps

Tomer Pascal

35 2014 General Manager, Perion Lightspeed

Orey Gilliam

49 2014 President, Perion Codefuel

Dror Erez

2014 Director

Roy Gen

2014 Director

Iris Beck-Codner

48 2011 Independent Director

Alan Gelman

58 2011 Independent Director

David Jutkowitz

64 2007 External Independent Director

Avichay Nissenbaum

47 2009 External Independent Director

Deborah Margalit

IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Tamar Gottlieb

Ms. Tamar Gottlieb has served as Independent Chairperson of the Board of PERION NETWORK LTD since February 3, 2006. She has been a director of the Company since 2001 and has served as the Chairperson of the Company's board of directors since the Company's initial public offering in February 2006. Since January 2001, Ms. Gottlieb has served as a Managing Director of Harvest Capital Markets Ltd., an investment banking and financial consulting firm that she founded in January 2001. Prior to 2001, Ms. Gottlieb served as either a managing director or a senior manager at several investment banking institutions, including Investec Clali - Management & Underwriting Ltd. (July 1997 to January 2001), Oscar Gruss (1996) Ltd. (February 1996 to May 1997) and Leumi & Co. Investment Bankers Ltd. (1980 to 1991). From 1991 to 1994, Ms. Gottlieb served as the Founding Managing Director of Maalot - The Israeli Securities Rating Company Ltd., Israel’s first credit rating agency. Ms. Gottlieb currently serves as a board member of several Israeli public and private companies, including Albaad Massuot Yitzhak Ltd. (TASE: ALBA), Carasso Motors Ltd. (TASE: CRSO) and Reit 1 Ltd. (TASE: RIT1). Ms. Gottlieb has also served as a director of other companies, including El Al Israeli Airlines Ltd. (TASE: ELAL) and "Dan" Public Transportation Company Ltd. Ms. Gottlieb holds a B.A. in international relations from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and an M.A. in economics from Indiana University.

Josef Mandelbaum

Mr. Josef Mandelbaum has served as Chief Executive Officer of PERION NETWORK LTD since July 7, 2010. He has been the Chief Executive Officer of the Company since July 2010 and has served as a director since January 2011. From 1998 to 2010, Mr. Mandelbaum served in various positions at American Greetings Corporation, including as Chief Executive Officer of the AG Intellectual Properties group, from 2000 to 2010 and as Senior Vice President of the Sales and Business Development of the AG Interactive group, from 1998 to 2000. Mr. Mandelbaum holds a B.A. in economics from Yeshiva University and an M.B.A. from the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University.

Yacov Kaufman

Mr. Yacov Kaufman serves as Chief Financial Officer of PERION NETWORK LTD since November 2005. From 1996 to November 2005, Mr. Kaufman served as the Chief Financial Officer of Acorn Energy Inc. (formerly Data Systems & Software Inc., NASDAQ: ACFN). From 1986 to 1996, Mr. Kaufman served in various positions at dsIT Technologies Ltd., a subsidiary of Acorn, including as its Chief Financial Officer, from 1990 to 1996, and as its comptroller, from 1986 to 1990. From 1993 to 1999, Mr. Kaufman served as a director of Tower Semiconductor Ltd. (NASDAQ: TSEM). Mr. Kaufman is an Israeli Certified Public Accountant and holds a B.A. in accounting and economics from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and an M.B.A. in business finance from Bar-Ilan University.

Dana Maor

Ms. Dana Maor has served as Senior Vice President, Human Resources of PERION NETWORK LTD since September 2013. Dana Maor joined Perion in September 2013 as senior vice president of human resources. Dana brings with her more than 18 years of experience in the area of human resources. Prior to joining Perion, Dana served as vice president of human resources at Frutarom Industries, Radvision (currently an Avaya Company), and Amdocs. She also spent two years as an independent human resources consultant for tech start-ups. Dana holds a B.A. in psychology and criminology, and an M.A. in industrial and social psychology, both from Bar Ilan University.

Mark Ziering

Mr. Mark Ziering serves as Senior Vice President, Corporate Development of PERION NETWORK LTD. He joined the Company as Vice President, Corporate Development in August 2010. From 1999 to 2008, Mr. Ziering was a partner at Genesis Partners, L.P., Israeli venture capital fund. From 1993 to 1996, Mr. Ziering served as an analyst at Chemical Bank (predecessor to JP Morgan Chase) and, from 1989 to 1991, at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Mark holds a B.A. from Yeshiva University and an M.B.A. from Yale University.

Shai Gottesdiener

Mr. Shai Gottesdiener has served as Chief Technology Officer of PERION NETWORK LTD since July 2013. He joined Perion as chief technology officer in July 2013 with 16 years of experience in the Internet and enterprise software industries. Prior to joining Perion, Shai served as vice president of R&D at 888, one of the world’s online gaming companies. Before that, Shai spent several years in various positions at Matrix, the Israeli IT company. Shai holds a B.A. in computer science and logistics and from Bar Ilan University.

Limor Gershoni-Levy

Ms. Limor Gershoni-Levy has served as Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of PERION NETWORK LTD since January 2011. From 2003 to 2010, Ms. Gershoni-Levy served as General Legal Counsel at Veraz Networks Inc., a company which was listed on NASDAQ (VRAZ) prior to its merger in 2010 with Dialogic Inc. (NASDAQ: DLGC). From 2000 to 2003, Ms. Gershoni-Levy served as the General Counsel at Medigate Ltd. Ms. Gershoni-Levy holds an L.L.B in Law from Essex University, England and an L.L.M. from Tel Aviv University Law School.

Hanit Marinov

Ms. Hanit Marinov has served as Vice President, Corporate Marketing of PERION NETWORK LTD since August 2013. Hanit Marinov joined the company in August 2013. Formerly vice president of clients at McCann Erickson, Hanit spent 12 years leading top accounts and spearheading large, strategic campaigns for local and international brands, both in Tel Aviv and New York City. Hanit has experience in international communication strategies and has exceptional communication and leadership skills. She has a B.A. in communications from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and is working on her M.B.A. at the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya.

Ronen Chen

Mr. Ronen Chen serves as Vice President, Innovation of PERION NETWORK LTD. He heads Perion’s innovation team, with the aim of leveraging the company’s current assets and building new products. His passion for technology is evident in the cross-organizational innovation community that he runs. Prior to his current position, Ronen managed R&D teams and served as lead system architect for Conduit and several other start-up companies. He graduated from the Open University with a B.A. in computer science.

Amir Nahmias

Mr. Amir Nahmias serves as Vice President, Business Partnerships, Perion Codefuel of PERION NETWORK LTD. Amir Nahmias leads the sales, global account management, and professional services divisions at Perion. He is also responsible for sales in Europe and Asia, managing the process from sales lead and follow-up to integration. Previously, Amir served as director of content at Exent Technologies, where he built and managed the company’s global content syndication network. Amir holds a B.A. in business management and marketing from the University of Derby, Israel Extension.

Yuval Hamudot

Mr. Yuval Hamudot has served as General Manager, Consumer Apps of PERION NETWORK LTD since 2014. Before 2014, he served as General Manager of Smilebox Inc., subsidiary of Perion Network Ltd. From September 2011 to September 2012, he served as the Chief Operating Officer of Smilebox. From 2003 to September 2011, Mr. Hamudot served the Company in various positions, including as the Chief Operating Officer from 2010 to 2011, as the Chief Technology Officer from 2007 to 2010, and as a Vice President - Research and Development from 2003 to 2007. From 1994 to 2000, Mr. Hamudot served in the Israeli Defense Force’s top computer unit as a project officer responsible for nationwide projects. Mr. Hamudot holds a B.Sc. in Computer Science from Tel Aviv University and an M.B.A. from Bar-Ilan University.

Tomer Pascal

Mr. Tomer Pascal has served as General Manager, Perion Lightspeed of PERION NETWORK LTD since 2014. He served as General Manager - Utilities Business Division of Perion Network Ltd. between January 2012 and 2014. From 2010 to 2012, Mr. Pascal served as the Vice President of Marketing of the Company. In 2005, Mr. Pascal co-founded bp Interactive Technologies Ltd., and from 2005 to 2009, he served as its Vice President of Marketing and Product Management. Prior to joining Perion, Tomer was co-founder of PlaySpex, a company operating in the fantasy sports field that raised seed investment from Gemini Ventures.

Orey Gilliam

Mr. Orey Gilliam has served as President, Perion Codefuel within PERION NETWORK LTD since July 8, 2014. Mr. Gilliam previously served as the Head of AOL Messaging, the CEO of ICQ and most recently as the CEO of BIScience, a data-driven advertising and analytics company. Mr. Gilliam holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering from the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology. Orey has a proven track record with 30 years of experience in business, technical and operations management in a variety of environments ranging from startups to Fortune 50 companies in the Internet, telecommunication and software fields. Prior to AOL and ICQ, Orey served in various executive positions with Gilat Satellite Networks and its affiliated companies. Orey’s career started at Intel Corporation.

Dror Erez

Mr. Dror Erez has served as Director of PERION NETWORK LTD since January 2014. He is the founder and CTO of Conduit, one of Israel’s Internet companies, providing cloud-based solutions that enable web and mobile publishers to engage users across multiple platforms. Prior to founding Conduit, Dror co-founded Effective-i, a learning system that categorized, organized, and delivered information to shorten search cycles within an enterprise. Dror has experience and knowledge of the Internet, software-as-a-service (SaaS), and cloud technologies. He holds a B.A. in physics and computers from Bar Ilan University.

Roy Gen

Mr. Roy Gen has served as Director of PERION NETWORK LTD since January 2014. Roy serves as CFO of Conduit, overseeing the company’s financial activities, compliance directives, and corporate operations. He has more than 16 years of experience in corporate and international financial management, including both accounting and auditing experience. Prior to joining Conduit, Roy served as vice president of finance at Exanet, a provider of clustered NAS (Network Attached Storage) solutions. He is a CPA and holds a B.A. in economics and accounting from Tel Aviv University, as well as an M.B.A. from the Recanati School of Business Administration at Tel Aviv University.

Iris Beck-Codner

Ms. Iris Beck-Codner has served as Independent Director of PERION NETWORK LTD since November 2011. Since April 2013, she serves as Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications Officer of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. From 2008 to 2012, Ms. Beck served as the Chief Executive Officer of McCann Erickson Israel. From 2002 to 2008, she served as the Chief Marketing Officer of Partner Communications Company Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: PTNR), and from 2001 to 2002 she served as the Chief Executive Officer of Unilever Israel Ltd. Ms. Beck serves as a director of Golf and Co Israel. Ms. Beck holds a B.A in Economic Science from Haifa University, and an MBA from Bar Ilan University.

Alan Gelman

Mr. Alan H. Gelman has served as Independent Director of PERION NETWORK LTD since August 8, 2011. Since December 2012, he serves as the Global CFO and Deputy CEO of Better Place Inc. From 2008 to 2012, Mr. Gelman served as the Chief Financial Officer and Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Bezeq the Israeli Telecommunication Corp Ltd. From 2006 to 2012, Mr. Gelman served in various positions at the Delek Group Ltd, including as the Chief Financial Officer from 2008 to 2012, and as Deputy Chief Executive Officer from 2006 to 2008. From 2001 to 2006, Mr. Gelman served as the Chief Financial Officer of Partner Communications Company Ltd, and from 1997 to 2000, he served as the Chief Financial Officer of Barak ITC. Mr. Gelman serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Better place Denmark and a director of various subsidiaries of Better Place Inc. Mr. Gelman holds a B.A. in Accounting from Queens College and an M.B.A. from Hofstra University. Mr. Gelman is licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in the United States and in Israel.

David Jutkowitz

Mr. David Jutkowitz has served as External Independent Director of PERION NETWORK LTD since December 27, 2007. Mr. Jutkowitz serves as a director of Extal Ltd., and of King Engine Bearings Ltd. (TASE: KING). From 2006 to 2010, Mr. Jutkowitz served as a director of Arad Investment and Industrial Development Ltd, and from 2001 to October 2007, Mr. Jutkowitz served as an external director of Carmel Investment Group Ltd., and as a member of the audit, investment and portfolio committees of Carmel Investment Group Ltd. From 2000 to 2003, Mr. Jutkowitz served as the Chief Executive Officer of BXS Ltd. From 1995 to 2002, Mr. Jutkowitz served as the Chief Executive Officer of E.L. Advanced Science Ltd. From 1976 to 2001, Mr. Jutkowitz served as the Chief Financial Officer of Etz Lavud Ltd.

Avichay Nissenbaum

Mr. Avichay Nissenbaum has served as External Independent Director of PERION NETWORK LTD since July 9, 2009. In 2012, Mr. Nissenbaum co-founded Lool Ventures L.P. and has since served as its general partner. In 2006, Mr. Nissenbaum co-founded Yedda, Inc., which was acquired by AOL, Inc. in November 2007. He served as Yedda's Chief Executive Officer from 2006 to 2011. In 1996, Mr. Nissenbaum co-founded SmarTeam Corporation Ltd., which was acquired by Dassault Systems, S.A. in 1999. From 1996 to 2005, Mr. Nissenbaum served in various positions at SmarTeam, including as VP Product, Executive VP Sales, Marketing and Business Development. Mr. Nissenbaum serves as a director of Winbuyer Ltd. and Tipa-Corp Ltd., as well as certain portfolio companies of Lool Ventures, including Zooz Ltd., Familio Technologies Ltd., Online Permission Technologies and SharePops. Mr. Nissenbaum also serves as a director of “leaders of the Future” NPO. Mr. Nissenbaum holds a B.Sc. in Computer Science and a B.A. in Economics, both from Bar-Ilan University.

Deborah Margalit

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