April 3, 2012
Commtouch® (NASDAQ: CTCH), a leading Internet security provider, announced today that it has appointed
to the newly created position of Vice President, Global Engineering.
"We're extremely pleased to welcome Haniel to Commtouch," said
, Commtouch's chief executive officer. "He brings significant experience and knowledge to the Commtouch leadership team, which will help us cement our technological leadership in the Internet security market."
Mr. Ilouz has over 14 years of software development experience, including extensive management of large global engineering teams. Prior to joining Commtouch, Mr Ilouz headed R&D at HP Software, with overall responsibility for the Business Service Management Platform and Service Intelligence products. As part of his role at HP, he oversaw a team of over 140 engineers spread across several countries. Before HP, Mr. Ilouz was the R&D manager of SiteScope at Mercury Interactive, which was acquired by HP. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science and Mathematics from the
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
"Commtouch has tremendous assets, both in its cloud infrastructure and in the experienced engineering teams in the company's offices around the world," said Mr. Ilouz. "I'm looking forward to helping Commtouch develop these assets to their full potential as we expand our offerings."
Commtouch® (NASDAQ: CTCH) safeguards the world's leading security companies and service providers with cloud-based Internet security services. Real-time threat intelligence from Commtouch's GlobalView™ Cloud powers its Web filtering, email security and antivirus solutions, protecting thousands of organizations and hundreds of millions of users worldwide. Information about Commtouch can be found at
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