Kaminario, a provider of high-performance all solid-state (SSD) SAN storage solutions, has appointed Issana Raudnitz, a finance, management and operations expert, as chief financial officer (CFO). Raudnitz brings 20 years’ experience in senior finance, operations and business management roles with both start-ups and established technology companies.
Prior to joining Kaminario, Raudnitz served as vice president of finance at Amimon, a fabless semiconductor company pioneering wireless uncompressed high-definition video, where she managed the company’s finances. From 2003 to 2006, Raudnitz served as director of finance and operations at Oplus, which was acquired by Intel in 2005. Previously, she spent more than 11 years in financial and business management roles at Elscint, a medical devices company that was acquired by Marconi Medical Systems. In her last position at Marconi Medical, she managed the company’s Israeli operations.
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