SANTA CLARA, CA. and YOKNEAM, ISRAEL – June 25, 2008 – Mellanox® Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX; TASE: MLNX), a leading supplier of semiconductor-based, server and storage interconnect products, today announced the promotion of Ronnen Lovinger to Vice President of Manufacturing Operations, and Shai Rephaeli to Vice President of Product Engineering. Mr. Lovinger is responsible for Mellanox’s supply chain management and quality control, and Mr. Rephaeli is responsible for Mellanox’s system and silicon product engineering. In their new roles, Mr. Lovinger and Mr. Rephaeli will continue reporting to Shai Cohen, Vice President of Operations and Engineering at Mellanox Technologies.
“Ronnen and Shai’s leadership and ability to execute have been instrumental to Mellanox’s growth and success,” said Eyal Waldman, chairman, president and CEO of Mellanox Technologies. “Their expertise has ensured the utmost reliability for end-to-end connectivity of our highly-integrated, silicon-based, InfiniBand and Ethernet interconnect products, which we regard as a significant competitive advantage and market differentiator. As a result of Ronnen and Shai’s contributions, Mellanox is proud to have our products designed into a diverse set of Tier-1, world-class server, storage and embedded OEM solutions that demand the highest quality.”
Mr. Lovinger joined Mellanox in 1999 and has served as Sr. Director of Operations since 2005. Prior to Mellanox, Mr. Lovinger worked at Intel Corporation, where he held several engineering positions in the field of microprocessor circuit design. Mr. Lovinger holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the Technion — Israel Institute of Technology.
Mr. Rephaeli joined Mellanox in July-2000 and has served as Senior Director of Product Engineering since 2005. Prior to Mellanox, Mr. Rephaeli worked at Intel Corporation, where he held various engineering positions in the fields of design for test and product engineering of microprocessor products. Mr. Rephaeli holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the Technion — Israel Institute of Technology.
Mellanox Technologies is a leading supplier of semiconductor-based, interconnect products to world-class server, storage, and infrastructure OEMs servicing Fortune 500 data centers, the world’s most powerful supercomputers, and mission critical embedded applications. The company’s Virtual Protocol Interconnect™ (VPI) enables standard communication protocols to operate over any converged network (InfiniBand, Ethernet, Data Center Ethernet) with the same software solution. Utilizing proven networking, clustering, storage, virtualization and RDMA acceleration engines, VPI optimizes application performance, power consumption, workload agility, and total system efficiency while future-proofing IT infrastructure.
Founded in 1999, Mellanox Technologies is headquartered in Santa Clara, California and Yokneam, Israel. For more information, visit Mellanox at www.mellanox.com.
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