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IET Milsatcoms Online: 9-12 March 2021

Gilat names Adi Sfadia as Gilat’s CEO

(23 November 2020 - Gilat) Gilat Satellite Networks has named Adi Sfadia as Gilat’s CEO.

Adi Sfadia served as Gilat’s interim CEO since July 2nd this year and prior to that held the position of Gilat’s CFO, for the past 5 years.

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Dov Baharav, Gilat’s Chairman of the Board commented, “I am pleased to report that Adi Sfadia, who assumed the interim CEO position on July 2nd, 2020, has now been appointed as Gilat’s CEO. Adi brings with him a deep understanding and a wealth of experience in the satellite industry, which I believe will bring value to the customers, shareholders and Gilat’s employees. On behalf of the entire Board of Directors, we would like to wish Gilat success under Adi’s capable leadership.”

“I am honored to have been appointed as Gilat’s CEO and would like to thank Gilat’s Chairman of the Board and all of the board members for their trust and support,” said Adi Sfadia, Gilat’s CEO. “I am fully committed to Gilat and am confident that with my dedicated management team and talented employees, we will navigate Gilat to accelerated growth and profitability.”

About Gilat

Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (NASDAQ: GILT, TASE: GILT) is a leading global provider of satellite-based broadband communications. With 30 years of experience, we design and manufacture cutting-edge ground segment equipment, and provide comprehensive solutions and end-to-end services, powered by our innovative technology. Delivering high value competitive solutions, our portfolio comprises of a cloud based VSAT network platform, high-speed modems, high performance on-the-move antennas and high efficiency, high power Solid-State Amplifiers (SSPA) and Block Upconverters (BUC).

Gilat’s comprehensive solutions support multiple applications with a full portfolio of products to address key applications including broadband access, cellular backhaul, enterprise, in-flight connectivity, maritime, trains, defense and public safety, all while meeting the most stringent service level requirements. Gilat controlling shareholders are the FIMI Private Equity Funds.