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Gilat hires Slava Frayter as Regional Vice President, North America

(2 December 2019 - Gilat Satellite Networks) Gilat Satellite Networks announced today that Slava Frayter has joined the company as its Regional Vice President, North America.

Slava Frayter comes to Gilat after 19 years with Newtec, where he served in various management roles, rising to the position of Vice President, Americas in 2008. During his tenure, Slava was instrumental in developing market strategy and leading significant expansion in the region. He brings extensive experience in satellite communications and various markets, including enterprise, government, broadcast, maritime and aero mobility.

“In alignment with our strategy to maintain on-the ground business presence worldwide and to enhance responsiveness to the significant business opportunities we see in North America, we have decided to appoint a dedicated Regional Vice President,” said Michal Aharonov, VP Global Broadband Networks at Gilat. “Towards that end, I am excited to welcome Slava Frayter, our new RVP for North America.”

“This is an exciting time in the industry. Joining the Gilat team presents an outstanding opportunity for me to play an important role in accelerating the company’s growth in North America,” said Slava Frayter, Gilat’s RVP, North America. “I look forward to building on Gilat’s innovation and technological strength to drive its market strategy in the region.”

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.