Mellanox Strengthens its Board of Directors with Addition of David Perlmutter
David Perlmutter brings extensive leadership experience in growing
companies that operate in the software and computer industries
SUNNYVALE, Calif. & YOKNEAM, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Mellanox® Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MLNX), a leading supplier of
high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for servers and
storage systems, today announced that David (Dadi) Perlmutter has been
appointed to the Company's Board of Directors, effective May 19, 2014.
From 2009 until his recent retirement from Intel, Mr. Perlmutter served
as an executive vice president and general manager of the Intel
Architecture Group (IAG), and chief product officer of Intel
Corporation. During this period, Mr. Perlmutter was responsible for the
business and development of Intel's platform solutions for all computing
and communication segments data centers, desktops, laptops, handhelds,
embedded devices, and wireless communication.
David (Dadi) Perlmutter, added as a Member of Mellanox Technologies' Board of Directors, effective May 19, 2014. (Photo: Business Wire)
Prior to this role, for 29 years, Mr. Perlmutter held various management
positions at Intel and was directly responsible for developing several
of Intel's major products and technologies that impacted its business
and the industry.
"We are privileged to have someone with Dadi's extensive management and
market experiences join our Board of Directors," said Irwin Federman,
chairman of the board of Mellanox Technologies. "As Mellanox continues
to take advantage of growth opportunities worldwide, Dadi's expertise
will be a significant asset as we navigate our business to address new
data center vertical markets and an expanding customer base. We look
forward to Dadi's guidance and support in scaling Mellanox to our next
stages of growth."
"As a global leader in high-speed, end-to-end network interconnect
solutions, Mellanox is poised to take advantage of the multitude of
opportunities within the enterprise data center market," said Dadi
Perlmutter. "I am honored to join the Board of Directors and look
forward to contributing to Mellanox's strategic initiatives, while
enhancing shareholder value."
Mr. Perlmutter's focus today is an initiative to create growth and large
companies in the Israeli technology and knowledge based sector. Mr.
Perlmutter currently chairs two nonprofit organizations, The Israel
Innovation Institute and Mishelanu - Strengthening Jewish and Israeli
Identity of 2nd generation Israelis in the US, and has been a member of
the Board of Governors of the Technion since January 2005. In 1987, Mr.
Perlmutter received an award for innovation in industrial development
from the Israeli president for the development of the i387 math
coprocessor, and, in 2008, he was elected as a Fellow of the Institute
of Electronics and Electrical Engineers for his contributions to the
mobile computer industry. Mr. Perlmutter graduated from the Technion,
Israel Institute of Technology, with a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering.
Mr. Perlmutter is located in Israel.
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, cables 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.
Mellanox is a registered trademark of Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. All
other trademarks are property of their respective owners.
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Gelbart Kahana Investor Relations
Source: Mellanox Technologies, Ltd.
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