RAMAT-GAN, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--B Communications Ltd. (NASDAQ: BCOM) announced today that Eli Holtzman, a co-founder of the company and its chief executive and a director, has retired, effective October 2, 2011.
Mr. Doron Turgeman, the company’s chief financial officer, was elected to succeed Mr. Holtzman as chief executive officer effective October 2, 2011.
Mr. Turgeman holds a B.A. degree in Economics and Accounting from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and is a certified public accountant (Israel).
Mr. Shaul Elovitch, B Communication's Chairman of The Board of Directors, speaking on behalf of the Board of Directors, thanked Mr. Holtzman for his significant contribution to the company.
Mr. Elovitch noted, "We wish Mr. Holtzman well and much success in his future endeavors." He also said, “On behalf of our Board of Directors, I congratulate Mr. Turgeman on his appointment as chief executive officer. We believe that his managerial experience and deep knowledge of the company's business and operations will allow him to assume his new responsibilities swiftly and cope successfully with the challenges the company is facing."
Mr. Ehud Yahalom was elected as the company’s principal financial officer effective October 2, 2011. Mr. Yahalom joined the company during May 2011. Mr. Yahalom holds a B.A. degree in economics and accounting from the Haifa University, a M.B.A. in business management and finance from the College of Management Academic Studies in Rishon LeZion and is a certified public accountant (Israel).
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