Commtouch Names Uri Gal as New Global Vice President of Human Resources

MCLEAN, Virginia, March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Commtouch® (NASDAQ: CTCH), a leading provider of Internet security technology and cloud-based services, today announced the appointment of Uri Gal as global vice president of human resources.

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Bringing more than 20 years of human resources and administrative management experience, Gal offers repeated proven successes in building and supporting the needs of a growing international technology company. He previously served as a global vice president of human resources and administration at Nilit, an industrial company with more than 1,500 employees. Gal also served in previous human resource leadership roles at Oridion, a medical device company, as well as Comverse, a software and systems firm, and DHL, an international courier company.

"As Commtouch continues to grow and expand its market reach and solution portfolios for OEM and service provider partners, the quality of our global team is of the upmost importance, and Uri Gal offers the leadership and experience Commtouch needs during this transformative time for the company," said Shlomi Yanai, CEO at Commtouch. "I welcome Uri to our executive team, as I know he will serve as a true asset during this period of ongoing growth."

In addition to completing high-level executive courses in the United States, Gal holds a degree in Behavioral Sciences from Haifa University in Israel.

About Commtouch

Commtouch® (NASDAQ: CTCH) is a leading provider of Internet security technology and cloud-based services for vendors and service providers, increasing the value and profitability of our customers' solutions by protecting billions of Internet transactions on a daily basis.  With 12 global data centers and award-winning, patented technology, Commtouch's email, Web, and  antivirus capabilities easily integrate into our customers' products and solutions, keeping safe more than 350 million end users.  To learn more, visit http://www.commtouch.com.


Recurrent Pattern Detection, RPD, Zero-Hour and GlobalView are trademarks, and Commtouch is a registered trademark of Commtouch. U.S. Patent No. 6,330,590 is owned by Commtouch.  All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.




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