BURLINGTON, Massachusetts, July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
ClickSoftware Technologies Ltd. (NasdaqGS: CKSW) (the "Company"), the leading provider of automated mobile workforce management and optimization solutions for the service industry, announced today the appointment of Dr. Israel Borovich as non-executive Chairman of the Company's Board of Directors. The appointment of Dr. Borovich as Chairman follows the shareholders' vote to split the roles of CEO and Chairman between two individuals. Dr. Borovich has served as a member of ClickSoftware's Board of Directors from 1997-2009 and from 2011 to present.
"I'd like to congratulate Dr. Israel (Izzy) Borovich on his election as Chairman of the Board and I look forward to working with him in his new role as the Company moves forward," said Dr. Moshe Ben Bassat, ClickSoftware's CEO and Founder. "Dr. Borovich brings a vast amount of experience building and leading successful companies, particularly in the service sector, and I am confident his leadership will help take ClickSoftware to the next level."
From 2005 to 2011, Dr. Borovich served as a member of the Board of Directors of E L A L Israel Airlines Ltd. and as its Chairman from 2005 until 2008. He also currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Ayalon Highways Co. Ltd. (since 1998). Following a distinguished academic career as a Professor on the Faculty of Management of Tel Aviv University, where he is currently a Professor Emeritus, Dr. Borovich now serves as the Dean of the School of Management and Economics at the Academic College of Tel Aviv-Yaffo. Dr. Borovich holds B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Industrial Engineering and a Ph.D. degree in Operations Research from the Polytechnic Institute in New York City.A bout ClickSoftware ClickSoftware ( NasdaqGS: CKSW) is the leading provider of automated mobile workforce management and service optimization solutions for the enterprise, both for mobile and in-house resources. As pioneers of the "Service chain optimization" and "The real-time service enterprise" concepts, our solutions provide organizations with end-to-end visibility and control of the entire service management chain by optimizing forecasting, planning, shift and task scheduling, mobility and real-time management of resource and customer communication. Available via the cloud or on-premise, our products incorporate best business practices and advanced decision-making algorithms to manage service operations more efficiently, in a scalable, integrated manner. Our solutions have become the backbone for many leading organizations worldwide by addressing the fundamental question of job fulfillment: Who does What, for Whom, With what, Where and When.