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AudioCodes Ltd (AUDC.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Stanley Stern

59 2012 Chairman of the Board of Directors

Shabtai Adlersberg

61 2012 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Niran Baruch

2016 Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President - Finance

Jeffrey Kahn

57 2010 Chief Strategy Officer

Lior Aldema

48 2012 Chief Operating Officer, Head - Global Sales

Eyal Frishberg

55 2000 Vice President - Operations

Nimrod Borovsky

43 2013 Vice President of Marketing

Tal Dor

44 2000 Vice President - Human Resources

Yehuda Hershkovici

46 2010 Vice President - Products

Ofer Nimtsovich

45 2013 Vice President - Global Services

Yair Hevdeli

49 2013 Vice President - Research & Development

Shaul Weissman

47 2013 Vice President - Business Development

Eyal Kishon

54 1997 Independent Director

Doron Nevo

58 2000 Independent Director

Zehava Simon

58 2014 Independent Director

Joseph Tenne

62 2003 Independent Director

Shirley Nakar

Director - Investor Relations & Corporate Communications

Biographies

Name Description

Stanley Stern

Mr. Stanley B. Stern is Chairman of the Board of Directors of AudioCodes Ltd., since December 2012. From 2004 until 2013 Mr. Stern served in various positions at Oppenheimer & Co., including as a Managing Director and Head of Investment Banking, Technology, Israeli Banking and FIG. Since 2013, Mr. Stern has served as the president of Alnitak Capital, a private merchant bank and strategic advisory firm. From 2002 until 2004, he was a Managing Director and the Head of Investment Banking at C.E. Unterberg, Towbin where he focused on technology and defense related sectors. From January 2000 until January 2002, Mr. Stern was the President of STI Ventures Advisory USA Inc., a venture capital firm focusing on technology investments. Prior to his term at STI Ventures, he spent over 20 years at CIBC Oppenheimer in the investment banking department and started the technology banking group in 1990. From 2002 until 2012, Mr. Stern served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Tucows, Inc., an internet service provider that is public traded company on AMEX, and, from 2012 until 2013, he served as a Director of Tucows. From 2012 until February 2014, he served as a director of Given Imaging Ltd., a manufacturer of medical devices, until Given Imaging was acquired by another company. From 2004 until 2009, he served as a director of Odimo Inc. (DBA Diamond.com), an online jewelry vendor. From 2005 until its sale in 2011, he served as a director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Fundtech Ltd. Mr. Stern received his MBA from Harvard Business School and a BS from Queens College.

Shabtai Adlersberg

Mr. Shabtai Adlersberg is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of AudioCodes Ltd. He co-founded AudioCodes in 1993, and has served as the company President, Chief Executive Officer and a director since inception. Until December 2012, Mr. Adlersberg also served as the Chairman of our Board of Directors. Mr. Adlersberg co-founded DSP Group, a semiconductor company, in 1987. From 1987 to 1990, Mr. Adlersberg served as the Vice President of Engineering of DSP Group, and from 1990 to 1992, he served as Vice President of Advanced Technology. As Vice President of Engineering, Mr. Adlersberg established a research and development team for digital cellular communication which was spun-off in 1992 as DSP Communications. Mr. Adlersberg also serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Natural Speech Communication Ltd. and as a director of CTI Squared Ltd. Mr. Adlersberg holds an M.Sc. in Electronics and Computer Engineering from Tel Aviv University and a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, or the Technion.

Niran Baruch

Mr. Niran Baruch is Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President - Finance of AudioCodes Ltd., He joined AudioCodes in 2005 initially as Director of Finance and then as Vice President of Finance, responsible for the management of the finance department. Mr. Baruch has over 15 years of experience in Nasdaq traded public companies, and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with a BA in Business Management and Accounting.

Jeffrey Kahn

Mr. Jeffrey Kahn is Chief Strategy Officer of AudioCodes Ltd., since January 2010. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Kahn served as Founder and Managing Director of Strategy3i, a global consultancy that he established in 2007 to provide counseling to global companies, including Pfizer, Unicredit and Renova, among others. From 2005 to 2007, Mr. Kahn served as a director of investment banking at Maxim Group LLC, and from 1995 to 2005 he served as the Chief Strategic Officer of Ruder Finn International, one of the world’s and oldest independent global communications firms. Mr. Kahn holds a B.A. in international relations and psychology from Brooklyn College and has done graduate studies in international relations and psychology at Tel Aviv University.

Lior Aldema

Mr. Lior Aldema is Chief Operating Officer, Head - Global Sales of AudioCodes Ltd. He has served as Chief Operating Officer since January 2010, and as the company Head of Global Sales since April 2012. Previously, he served as the company Vice President, Product Management from 2002 until 2009, as well as our Vice President Marketing from February 2003 until 2009. He has been employed by us since 1998, when he was team leader and later headed our System Software Group in our research and development department. Prior to 1998, Mr. Aldema served as an officer in the Technical Unit of the Intelligence Corps of the Israeli Defense Forces (Major), heading both operational units and large development groups related to various technologies. Mr. Aldema holds an M.B.A. from Tel Aviv University and a B.Sc. from the Technion.

Eyal Frishberg

Mr. Eyal Frishberg is Vice President - Operations of AudioCodes Ltd., since October 2000. From 1997 to 2000, Mr. Frishberg served as Associate Vice President, SDH Operations in ECI Telecom Ltd., a telecommunication company. From 1987 to 1997, Mr. Frishberg worked in various operational positions in ECI Telecom including as manager of ECI production facility and production control. Mr. Frishberg worked from 1994 until 1997 for ELTA company, part of Israeli Aircraft Industries in the planning and control department. Mr. Frishberg holds a B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering from Tel Aviv University and an M.B.A. from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.

Nimrod Borovsky

Mr. Nimrod Borovsky has been appointed as Vice President of Marketing at AudioCodes Ltd as of November 2013. Prior to this, he was Vice President - Unified Communications of AudioCodes Ltd., since January 2013 and heads the strategic business development efforts with AudioCodes unified communications partners and channels. Mr. Borovsky has been with AudioCodes since 2005 and has served in numerous product, marketing and business development positions with the company. He has worked in telecom and VoIP markets for almost 20 years. Prior to joining AudioCodes, Mr. Borovsky spent eight years at VocalTec Communications where he served in several positions in research and development, product management and marketing. Mr. Borovsky holds a B.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering from the New Jersey Institute of Technology, and a M.Sc. degree in Biomedical engineering from Tel Aviv University.

Tal Dor

Ms. Tal Dor is Vice President - Human Resources of AudioCodes Ltd., since March 2000. Prior to March 2000, Ms. Dor acted for several years as a consultant in Israel to, among others, telephone and cable businesses, as well as health and social service organizations. Ms. Dor holds a B.A. in psychology, from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and an M.A. in psychology from Tel Aviv University.

Yehuda Hershkovici

Mr. Yehuda Hershkovici is Vice President - Products of AudioCodes Ltd., since 2010. From 2003 till 2010, Mr. Herscovici served as our Vice President, Systems Group since 2003. From 2001 to 2003, Mr. Herscovici served as our Vice President, Advanced Products. From 2000 to 2001, Mr. Herscovici served as our Director of Advanced Technologies. From 1994 to 1998 and during 1999, Mr. Herscovici held a variety of research and development positions at Advanced Recognition Technologies, Ltd., a voice and handwriting recognition company, heading its research and development from 1999 to 2000 as Vice President, Research and Development. From 1998 to 1999, Mr. Herscovici was engaged in developing various wireless communication algorithms at Comsys, a telecommunications company. Mr. Herscovici holds an M.Sc. and a B.Sc., from the Technion both in the area of telecommunications.

Ofer Nimtsovich

Mr. Ofer Nimtsovich is Vice President - Global Services of AudioCodes Ltd., since March 2013. From 2000 until February 2013, Mr. Nimtsovich served in various executive positions at Retalix, including Chief Information Officer, Executive Vice President of Global Services and, most recently as the head of the Software as a Service division of Retalix. From 1994 till 2000, Mr. Nimtsovich worked for Scitex Corporation Ltd., where he held various technical and management positions, including as the Global Microsoft Infrastructure manager for Scitex. Mr. Nimtsovich graduated from the Business Administration College in Israel in 1997 with a B.A. in Business administration and marketing, and also holds an MBA degree from the University of Texas.

Yair Hevdeli

Mr. Yair Hevdeli is Vice President, Research and Development of AudioCodes Ltd. Mr. Hevdeli joined AudioCodes in July 2013 as Vice President, Research and Development. From 2003 until 2013, Mr. Hevdeli served in various executive positions at Veraz/Dialogic, including Global Vice President, Research and Development and, most recently, as Senior Vice President, Research and Development and General Manager, Bandwidth Optimization BU. From 1998 until 2003, Mr. Hevdeli worked for ECI Ltd, where he held various technical and management positions. Mr. Hevdeli has over 20 years of experience leading large multidisciplinary global research and development teams in the telecom industry. Mr. Hevdeli graduated in 1995 with an M.B.A. in Business Management from Bar Ilan University, Israel and in 1992 received his B.A. in Computer Science and Economics, from Bar Ilan University.

Shaul Weissman

Mr. Shaul Weissman serves as Vice President - Business Development at Audiocodes Ltd. Mr. Weissman joined the management team in 2013 as Vice President Business Development after serving as Vice President and Business Line Manager of the Residential Business Line since 2008, and as Vice President and Business Line Manager of the Chips and Modules since 2004. He has been employed by AudioCodes since 1994, when he was DSP team leader in AudioCodes’ research and development department and later headed AudioCodes DSP Support and Professional Services Group. Prior to 1994, Mr. Weissman served as an officer in the Israeli Air Force (Captain), and he holds an M.Sc and a B.Sc. from the Technion – Israeli Technical Institute – cum laude.

Eyal Kishon

Dr. Eyal Kishon PhD., is Independent Director of Audiocodes Ltd., since 1997. Since 1996, Dr. Kishon has been Managing Partner of Genesis Partners, an Israel-based venture capital fund. From 1993 to 1996, Dr. Kishon served as Associate Director of Dovrat-Shrem/Yozma-Polaris Fund Limited Partnership. Prior to that, Dr. Kishon served as Chief Technology Officer at Yozma Venture Capital from 1992 to 1993. Dr. Kishon serves as a director of Allot Communications Ltd and Celtro Inc. From 1991 to 1992, Dr. Kishon was a Research Fellow in the Multimedia Department of IBM Science & Technology. From 1989 to 1991, Dr. Kishon worked in the Robotics Research Department of AT&T Bell Laboratories. Dr. Kishon holds a B.A. in Computer Science from the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology and an M.Sc. and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from New York University.

Doron Nevo

Mr. Doron Nevo is Independent Director of AudioCodes Ltd., since 2000. Mr. Nevo is President and CEO of KiloLambda Technologies Ltd., an optical nano-technology company, which he co-founded in 2001. From 1999 to 2001, Mr. Nevo was involved in fund raising activities for Israeli-based startup companies. From 1996 to 1999, Mr. Nevo served as President and CEO of NKO, Inc. Mr. Nevo established NKO in early 1995 as a startup subsidiary of Clalcom, Ltd. NKO designed and developed a full scale, carrier grade, IP telephony system platform and established its own IP network. From 1992 to 1996, Mr. Nevo was President and CEO of Clalcom Ltd. Mr. Nevo established Clalcom in 1992 as a telecom service provider in Israel. He also serves as a director of Etgar - Portfolio Management Trust Co. and of a number of private companies. Mr. Nevo holds a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology and an M.Sc. in Telecommunications Management from Brooklyn Polytechnic.

Zehava Simon

Ms. Zehava Simon is Independent Director of AudioCodes Ltd. Ms. Simon was appointed a director in February 2014. Ms. Simon served as a Vice President of BMC Software Inc. from 2000 until September 2013, most recently as Vice President, Corporate Development. From 2002 to 2011, Ms. Simon served as Vice President and General Manager of BMC Software in Israel. Prior to joining BMC Software, Ms. Simon held a number of executive positions at Intel Corporation. In her last position at Intel, she led Finance and Operations and Business Development for Intel in Israel. Ms. Simon has served as a board member of various companies, including Tower Semiconductor from 1999-2004, M-Systems from 2005-2006 and InSightec from 2005-2012. Ms. Simon holds a bachelor’s degree in social sciences from the Hebrew University, a law degree (LL.B.) from the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzlia and a master's degree in business and management from Boston University.

Joseph Tenne

Mr. Joseph Tenne is Independent Director of AudioCodes Ltd., since June, 2003. From March 2005 until April 2013, Mr. Tenne served as the Chief Financial Officer of Ormat Technologies, Inc., a company listed on the New York Stock Exchange, which is engaged in the geothermal and recovered energy business. From January 2006 until April 2013, Mr. Tenne also served as the Chief Financial Officer of Ormat Industries Ltd., an Israeli holding company listed on the Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange and the parent company of Ormat Technologies, Inc. From 2003 to 2005, Mr. Tenne was the Chief Financial Officer of Treofan Germany GmbH & Co. KG, a German company, which is engaged in the development, production and marketing of oriented polypropylene films, which are mainly used in the food packaging industry. From 1997 until 2003, Mr. Tenne was a partner in Kesselman & Kesselman, Certified Public Accountants in Israel and a member of PricewaterhouseCoopers International Limited. Mr. Tenne holds a B.A. in Accounting and Economics and an M.B.A. from Tel Aviv University. Mr. Tenne is also a Certified Public Accountant in Israel.

Shirley Nakar