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August 06, 2012

Dror Bin Takes Helm as President and CEO at RAD Data Communications

Served as Venture Capital Partner, Head of Sales, Marketing and R&D at Comverse and Partner at Top Management Consulting Firm


Tel Aviv, Israel, August 6, 2012 – RAD Data Communications has announced that Dror Bin has assumed his responsibilities as the company’s President and CEO. He succeeds Efraim (Effi) Wachtel, who has retired after 15 years in that position.

“Dror has a broad understanding of what drives success in the global telecoms market, based on his many years of experience as a senior executive in the industry,” says Yehuda Zisapel, RAD Chairman and President of The RAD Group.

“During my transition period, I have met a team of highly professional and committed employees,” states Bin. “As a company, we have the innovation, vision, and market strengths required to grow and prosper this year and in the years to come.”

Mr. Bin, 45, was most recently a venture partner at Carmel Ventures. Prior to that he had served for over nine years at Comverse Technology in a series of positions, including President of Global Sales, President of the Products Group, and other key roles such as Vice President and General Manager of the company’s Messaging line, General Manager of the SMS division, and Vice President of Marketing for Comverse Voicemail and Call Completion. Prior to Comverse, Mr. Bin was a partner at Shaldor, a top management consulting firm, working with carriers and telecom equipment vendors, among others.

He holds two bachelor’s degrees cum laude from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, one in systems information engineering and the other in industrial engineering, as well as an MBA from Tel Aviv University.

About RAD

RAD Data Communications provides Service Assured Access solutions that reduce operational complexity and improve service profitability for retail, wholesale and mobile service providers, as well as evolutional migration solutions for service providers and power and transportation utilities, facilitating a smooth, secure and cost-effective transition to packet-based networks. RAD’s multi-faceted in-house technology embraces OAM and performance management; service assurance; traffic management; fault management; synchronization and timing over packet; TDM pseudowire; ASIC and FPGA development; hardware miniaturization; and SFP form-factor solutions. RAD customers include operators and service providers such as Bharti Airtel, British Telecom, CenturyLink, China Mobile, China Telecom, Deutsche Telekom/T-Mobile, Embratel, France Telecom/Orange, Hutchison, KDDI, KPN, SoftBank, Telefónica, Telekom Austria, TeliaSonera, Telstra, Telus, Verizon, and Vodafone. RAD is active in industry standardization bodies such as the Broadband Forum, IETF, ITU, MEF, and NFV ISG.

RAD is a member of the $1.2 billion RAD Group of companies, a world leader in networking and internetworking product solutions.

Contact RAD Data Communications at: market@rad.com