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  • Adi Sfadia
    Adi Sfadia

    CEO

    Adi Sfadia
    Adi Sfadia

    CEO

    Adi Sfadia serves as Gilat’s Chief Executive Officer.

    Prior to holding the CEO position, Mr. Sfadia served as Gilat’s CFO for five years. Before joining Gilat, Adi served as CFO of Starhome Mach, a leading provider of products and services for the telecommunication mobile market, since January 2013.
    From 2008 to 2013, Adi was CFO of RADVISION (Nasdaq: RVSN), a leading provider of products and technologies for unified visual communications over IP. From 2004 until 2008, he served as RADVISION’s Corporate Controller and Vice President of Finance.
    Prior to RADVISION, Adi served in various senior financial positions in Israeli private and public companies, including Corporate Controller, Director of Finance, and Senior Manager at Ernst & Young.
    Adi holds a B.A. degree in Business Administration and an MBA (magna cum laude) from the College of Management in Tel Aviv and Rishon Lezion. He is a Certified Public Accountant.

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  • Ron Levin
    Ron Levin

    COO

    Ron Levin
    Ron Levin

    COO

    Ron Levin serves as Gilat’s Chief Operations Officer

    Mr. Ron Levin is COO at Gilat Satellite Networks, where he leads Gilat’s fields of  Global Operations, Supply Chain and Delivery Management. Prior to Gilat, Ron headed Strategic Sales at ECI Telecom, a leading telecom equipment provider. Previously he headed Product Management at Jungo Software Technologies, a developer of software for home and small business gateways, which was later acquired by NDS and Cisco.
    Ron holds a MSc in Management from the University of Tel Aviv and a BSc in Computer Engineering from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa.

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  • Gil Benyamini
    Gil Benyamini

    CFO

    Gil Benyamini
    Gil Benyamini

    CFO

    Gil Benyamini serves as Gilat’s Chief Financial Officer.

    Gil is a seasoned executive with over 20 years of management leadership of finance organizations. Prior to joining Gilat, Gil spent four years from 2017 to 2021 as CFO at Panaxia Pharmaceutical Industries (TASE:PNAX). In this position he was part of the core management team successfully leading the company RTO into TASE and its equity and debt financing. Previously Mr. Benyamini held the CFO role at Walla Communications from 2009 until 2016 and at Exent Technologies from 2006 until 2009. Earlier in his career, Gil held finance positions at Tecnomatix Technologies (previously NASDAQ: TCNO) and PwC.

    Mr. Benyamini is a Certified Public Accountant and holds Cum Laude degrees from Tel Aviv University: MBA (major in finance), BA – Accounting, BA – Economics, Statistics & Operations Research.

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  • Michal Aharonov
    Michal Aharonov

    Chief Commercial Officer

    Michal Aharonov
    Michal Aharonov

    Chief Commercial Officer

    Michal Aharonov serves as Gilat’s Chief Commercial Officer

    Mrs. Michal Aharonov is CCO at Gilat Satellite Networks. Prior to joining Gilat, Michal spent twelve years at Amdocs, rising to the position of Vice President, Global Strategic Sourcing. In this role, she was responsible for driving large managed services deals with leading telecommunications companies in Asia, Europe and Canada. Subsequently, Michal took a leadership post at Essence Group where she served as Vice President, Head of Sales and Services.

    Michal holds a Master Degree in Public administration focusing on financial information systems from Clark University in Massachusetts, USA. She also holds a BA in Business Management and Finance from the College of Management – Academic Studies in Tel Aviv, Israel.

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  • Aharon Mullokandov
    Aharon Mullokandov

    Senior Vice President
    Research & Development

    Aharon Mullokandov
    Aharon Mullokandov

    Senior Vice President
    Research & Development

    Aharon Mullokandov serves as Gilat’s Senior Vice President of Research & Development.

    Prior to joining Gilat, Mr. Aharon Mullokandov served as Vice President Global R&D Cyber Security at Allot Communications (Nasdaq – ALLT).
    In this role, he built and managed the global R&D of the Cyber Security BU, including 180 engineers and 4 different product lines, across a wide range of multi-disciplinary technologies. Aharon previously served as Assistance Vice President, Global Program Development.

    Before joining Allot, Aharon was the Head of Global Customer Service at Here Mobility. Prior to this position, Aharon served as the Head of the Drive Division at Servotronix Motion Control. 
    Aharon began his career at Gilat, serving in many different positions over a 9-year period including Assistance Vice President, Global Cloud Operations Services, R&D Director, Global QA and system engineering.

    Aharon holds a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering from Ariel University.

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  • Hagay Katz
    Hagay Katz

    Chief Product and Marketing Officer

    Hagay Katz
    Hagay Katz

    Chief Product and Marketing Officer

    Hagay serves as Gilat’s Chief Product and Marketing Officer.

    Prior to joining Gilat, Hagay served as VP Strategic Accounts – Cyber Security at Allot Communications (Nasdaq – ALLT) where he was instrumental in transforming Allot to be the market leader of network-based cyber-security as-a-service for communication Service Providers.   Previously he served as Gilat’s Head of the VSAT Line of Business. In this period Gilat became the world leader for LTE cellular and commercial In-Flight broadband Connectivity over satellite. Earlier in his career, Hagay held senior positions in Sales, Marketing and Product Management at Modu Mobile, PacketLight Networks, which he co-founded (Acquired) and Telstra Research Laboratories. Hagay started his career in an elite technology unit of the IDF and is the co-author of nine granted patents.

    Hagay holds a BSc and MSc in Electronic Engineering from Tel-Aviv University and an MBA from Monash University.

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  • Lior Moyal
    Lior Moyal

    Senior Vice President
    Human Resources

    Lior Moyal
    Lior Moyal

    Senior Vice President
    Human Resources

    Lior Moyal serves as Gilat’ Senior VP of HR.

    Mrs. Moyal has ademonstrated track record of 20 years in global small through large scale hi-tech companies, both SW and HW.
    In the past 4 years, Lior served as the Director of HR of Wavestream, a wholly owned subsidiary of Gilat in the US.
    Previous to that, she served in different HR Business Partner roles at  Amdocs Ltd and was a Human Capital Captain in the IDF.

    Lior holds a BA in Social Science and MA in Organization Development.

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  • Arieh Rohrstock
    Arieh Rohrstock

    Corporate Senior Vice President and General Manager Peru

    Arieh Rohrstock
    Arieh Rohrstock

    Corporate Senior Vice President and General Manager Peru

    Arieh Rohrstock serves as Gilat’s Corporate Vice President Peru

    Mr. Rohrstock joined Gilat Satellite Networks in 1998. Since 2008 he has served as General Manager of Gilat Peru. Previously, Mr. Rohrstock has held the positions of COO of Spacenet Rural, COO of Gilat Latin America, Planning and Development Manager, among other management positions. Prior to joining Gilat, Mr. Rohrstock rendered military service in Israel. Mr. Rohrstock is an electronic engineer from Ort Brauda University of Israel.

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  • Bob Huffman
    Bob Huffman

    Senior Vice President and General Manager Wavestream

    Bob Huffman
    Bob Huffman

    Senior Vice President and General Manager Wavestream

    Bob Huffman serves as Gilat Senior Vice President and General Manager of Wavestream.

    Mr. Bob Huffman is SVP at Gilat Satellite Networks, as well as the General Manager of Wavestream, a wholly owned subsidiary of Gilat. Bob manages all aspects of Wavestream’s activity. Bob has vast executive experience in the Aerospace/Defense and Satellite communications industries, as demonstrated by his past roles as President, Applied Technologies Inc., Vice President of Business Operations for L-3’s Precision Engagement Sector, President, Interstate Electronics Corporation (IEC) and IEC General Manager Military GPS & Communication Systems.
    Bob received a BSc in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from California State Polytechnic University, and participated in the Stanford University Executive Institute, studying General Management/Finance.

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