Alvarion, a provider of 4G networks in the broadband wireless access (BWA) market, has promoted Lior Shemesh, vice president of finance, to chief financial officer (CFO), effective 1 January 2011. He will succeed Efrat Makov, who will be leaving to pursue personal interests.
Shemesh joined Alvarion in October 2008 as Vice President of Finance from Veraz Networks where he spent five years as vice president of finance. Prior to that, he worked for ECI Telecom as controller and later as associate vice president of finance of the broadband division. He is a certified public accountant (CPA) in Israel and holds a BA in Accounting and Economics and MBA from Bar-Ilan University.
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