HOD HASHARON, Israel, April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Allot Communications Ltd. (NASDAQ, TASE: ALLT), a leading supplier of service optimization and revenue generation solutions for fixed and mobile broadband service providers worldwide, today announced the appointment of Dov Baharav to the Company's Board of Directors. The appointment is effective beginning April 30, 2013.
"We are honored to have someone with Dov's extensive managerial and industry experience join our Board of Directors," said Shraga Katz, Chairman of the board of Allot Communications. "As Allot continues to help network operators make the transition to become digital lifestyle providers, Dov's expertise will be a significant asset to our team and we look forward to his guidance and support in helping guide Allot through our next stages of growth." Baharav most recently served as President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of Amdocs Management Limited, where he led the company through a tremendous growth phase through vertical and horizontal expansion, numerous acquisitions and corporate restructuring.
Baharav joined Amdocs in 1991 and subsequently served in a variety of senior management positions, including President of Amdocs' principal US subsidiary, Amdocs, Inc., and Chief Financial Officer and then CEO of Amdocs Management Limited, where he successfully led the company through the downturn of the worldwide technology sector. Prior to 1991, Baharav served as Chief Operating Officer of Oprotech Ltd.Baharav also serves as the Chairman of the board of directors of Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd., a defense and civil aerospace technology company, a position he has held since July 2011. He is also a member of the board of directors of Mellanox Technologies, Ltd., on which he has served since November 2010. Baharav received a B.S. in Physics and Accounting, as well as an MBA, from the University of Tel Aviv. Baharav becomes the seventh member of Allot's Board of Directors, joining Chairman of the Board Shraga Katz, Rami Hadar, Yigal Jacoby, Nurit Benjamini, Steven D. Levy and Itsik Danziger. About Allot Communications