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Gilat appoints Isaac Angel as Chairman of the Board

Before his seven-year tenure as an officer and director at Ormat, Angel held executive positions at LeadCom Integrated Solutions, VeriFone, and Lipman Electronic Engineering.

Gilat Satellite Networks has announced the appointment of Isaac Angel as Gilat’s Chairman of the Board, effective immediately. Angel will take over from Dov Baharav who has stepped down and retired after a seven-year tenure.

Angel previously served as CEO of Ormat Technologies Inc., a global company delivering renewable power and energy solutions. Prior to that, he held executive positions at LeadCom Integrated Solutions, VeriFone, and Lipman Electronic Engineering.

Speaking about his appointment, Adi Sfadia, Gilat’s CEO, said: “On behalf of Gilat, I would like to welcome Angel to Gilat and am very much looking forward to working together and benefiting from his extensive experience in a growing global company. We are expecting that 2021 will be a year of growth and opportunities coming out of the Covid-19 pandemic and have no doubts that Angel’s vast experience will have an invaluable contribution to Gilat.”

Isaac Angel added: “Gilat has over thirty years of impressive global expertise, a strong customer base, outstanding innovative technology and talented employees, which well-positions Gilat for profitable growth. I am confident that the Board will continue to successfully guide Gilat and play a significant part in its future accomplishments.”