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Partner Names New CFO

December 28, 2017

Partner Communications has a new CFO. Effective February 1, 2018, Mr. Tamir Amar will assume the position in the Company, replacing Mr. David “Dudu” Mizrahi. Mizrahi ended his time on December 26, 2017 with Ms. Sigal Tzadok, Head of the Finance Department and Comptroller acting as interim CFO.

Mr. Mizrahi took on the role of Chief Financial Officer on April 4, 2017, coming into the Company after several years in the telecommunications industry. He announced his resignation at the end of September after just five months but stayed on for an additional three months, handing the temporary title to Tzadok.

Tamir Amar has held both CEO and CFO positions in Israeli companies however telecommunications is new to him. From 2005 through 2013, Amar served as the CFO of Raval ACS (News - Alert), an international company that develops, produces, and sells fuel tank venting systems. Offerings from Raval include roll over valves, fill limit venting valves, inlet check valves, liquid traps, and filling limit valves.

In 2013, he took over as CEO of Vaporjet which globally manufactures nonwoven hydro entangled spun lace goods. Partner is the complete opposite of any company Amar has been in charge of which might explain the month plus transition.

The company is an Israeli-based telecommunications provider in services including cellular, fixed-line telephony, internet, and television, being the first company to bring 4G to Israel. Partner provides 2.7 million consumers with telecommunications services, acquiring 012 Smile.

Amar will take his official seat in a little over a month and we will see how his prior leadership experience will benefit the telecommunications company, a market that is estimated to be worth $6.5 trillion by 2018.

Edited by Maurice Nagle