SUNNYVALE, CA. and YOKNEAM, ISRAEL – Jan. 26, 2010 – Mellanox® Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX; TASE: MLNX), a leading supplier of end-to-end connectivity solutions for data center servers and storage systems, proudly announced today that Eyal Waldman, Mellanox’s CEO, president and chairman, has been named “CEO of the Year” in the category of large hi-tech Israeli companies by the Israeli Center for Management (IMC).
The IMC evaluated CEOs across the industry on numerous aspects of personal and company achievements, including continuous company expansion and business growth, strategic OEM business engagements, employee communication and development, and community outreach and educational support.
Mr. Waldman has led Mellanox for over 10 years, from its inception in 1999 to a profitable public company with revenues in excess of 100 $ million. Mellanox has established itself as a leader in the data center interconnect market, and has continued to support various educational institutions and charities worldwide. In light of Mr. Waldman’s numerous achievements over the past 10 years since founding Mellanox, and for becoming a prominent example of Israeli innovation, perseverance and philanthropy, the IMC committee chose Eyal Waldman as this year’s winner.
“I am humbled and honored to receive this award,” said Eyal Waldman, CEO, president and chairman of Mellanox Technologies. “Although 2009 was a challenging year for the industry, Mellanox executed well and is expected to remain profitable and to grow revenues year-over year. This is greatly due to the dedication, expertise and perseverance of the company’s devoted employees, and to our industry-leading server and storage connectivity solutions that provide world-leading research facilities, educational centers, cloud computing and green data centers with the best return-on-investment.”
About The Israel Management Center (IMC)
The Israel Management Center (IMC), the leading senior managers' club in Israel, has been a leading knowledge and enrichment center in the field of management and business since 1959. The IMC specializes in managerial training and preparations, which combine academic knowledge, conveyed by the best lecturers and applied experience, which is conveyed by means of Israeli and global top managers in the business world.
Mellanox Technologies is a leading supplier of end-to-end connectivity solutions for servers and storage that optimize data center performance. Mellanox products deliver market-leading bandwidth, performance, scalability, power conservation and cost-effectiveness while converging multiple legacy network technologies into one future-proof solution. For the best in performance and scalability, Mellanox is the choice for Fortune 500 data centers and the world’s most powerful supercomputers. Founded in 1999, Mellanox Technologies is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California and Yokneam,Israel. For more information, visit Mellanox at www.mellanox.com.
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