Mellanox Appoints Irwin Federman as Chairman of the Board
SUNNYVALE, Calif. & YOKNEAM, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Mellanox® Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX; TASE: MLNX), a leading
supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data
center servers and storage systems, today announced the appointment of
Irwin Federman as non-executive chairman of the company's board of
directors. Mr. Federman has served as a member of Mellanox's
Board of Directors since its inception in June 1999, and is currently
the company's lead director.
"I am honored that Irwin Federman, my mentor since the company was
founded, has accepted the appointment of Mellanox's chairman of the
board," said Eyal Waldman, president and CEO of Mellanox Technologies.
"Irwin has been an invaluable board member since the inception of the
company and has been instrumental in guiding and influencing the
company's direction. We look forward to working with Irwin as the
chairman of the board of directors as we scale Mellanox for our next
stages of growth."
"I am honored to accept the appointment of chairman of the board of
Mellanox Technologies," said Irwin Federman. "I have great confidence in
Eyal and the leadership team, as well as our board, and look forward to
working with them to build the company for the future."
Federman has been a general partner of U.S. Venture Partners, a venture
capital firm, since April 1990. From 1988 to 1990, he was a managing
director of Dillon Read & Co., an investment banking firm, and a general
partner in its venture capital affiliate, Concord Partners. From 1978 to
1987, Mr. Federman served as president and chief executive officer of
Monolithic Memories, Inc., a semiconductor company which was acquired by
AMD in 1987. Mr. Federman serves on the board of directors of SanDisk
Corporation, a data storage company, Check Point Software Technologies,
Ltd., an Internet security software company and several private
companies. Mr. Federman served as chairman of the Semiconductor Industry
Association for two terms, served on the board of directors of the
National Venture Capital Association and served two terms on the Dean's
Advisory Board of Santa Clara University. Mr. Federman holds a Bachelor
of Science in Economics from Brooklyn College.
Mellanox Technologies is a leading supplier of end-to-end InfiniBand and
Ethernet interconnect solutions and services for servers and storage.
Mellanox interconnect solutions increase data center efficiency by
providing the highest throughput and lowest latency, delivering data
faster to applications and unlocking system performance capability.
Mellanox offers a choice of fast interconnect products: adapters,
switches, software and silicon that accelerate application runtime and
maximize business results for a wide range of markets including high
performance computing, enterprise data centers, Web 2.0, cloud, storage
and financial services. More information is available at www.mellanox.com.
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Mellanox Technologies, Ltd.
Ashley Paula, +1-415-547-7024
Gelbart Kahana Investor Relations
Source: Mellanox Technologies, Ltd.
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