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.”