Cellebrite Names Dana Gerner to Leadership Team as New CFO

New executive appointment will further drive Cellebrite's rapid global growth

May 07, 2014, 07:00 ET from Cellebrite

PETAH TIKVAH, Israel, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Cellebrite, the leading developer and provider of mobile data retail and forensic solutions, announced today that Dana Gerner has been appointed Chief Financial Officer. Ms. Gerner brings significant financial and operational expertise to the leadership team. She will leverage this experience to sustain Cellebrite's rapid and global growth.

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Ms. Gerner brings twenty years of experience in a wide range of financial and operational functions, including financial strategy, international operational and service networks, multinational financing, Initial Public Offerings and Mergers & Acquisitions.

Ms. Gerner has been a successful financial leader in both private and public businesses, including those experiencing accelerated change. Her most recent experience has been with innovative solution and service oriented businesses with international revenue streams. She joins Cellebrite from Polymer Logistics, a leading global provider of packaging solutions for retailers, where she served as President, Pool Management Director, and CFO. Before joining Polymer Logistics, Ms. Gerner held CFO positions at Leiman Schlussel, and Mimsar Ltd.  Earlier in her career, Dana managed audits at Ernst & Young and served as a Section Head in the Israel Defense Forces. 

As Chief Financial Officer of Cellebrite, Ms. Gerner will be responsible for managing Cellebrite's financial functions in order to support its continued worldwide progress. She will also be tasked with implementing financial strategies, processes and policies to take advantage of expansion opportunities.

"I look forward to working with the executive team to help further strengthen Cellebrite's solid financial foundation," said Ms. Gerner. "I was drawn to Cellebrite's industry leadership, domain expertise, and highly attractive business models and I look forward to leveraging my experience to help Cellebrite achieve its near- and long-term financial objectives."

"We are thrilled to welcome Dana aboard. She has exceptional experience in guiding companies that are going through periods of intensified market demand. As Cellebrite continues to expand its operations and bring new solutions to market, we will leverage her knowledge to ensure that world class financial practices are developed and implemented," said Yossi Carmil, Corporate Co- CEO. "Ms. Gerner will work closely with the leadership team to help further strengthen Cellebrite's business models and financial position."

Dana earned a Master's degree in Innovation Management from Swinburne University and a BA in Accounting and Economics from Tel-Aviv University.

About  Cellebrite

Cellebrite (http://www.cellebrite.com) is a world leader in mobile retail and mobile forensics solutions.

In mobile retail, Cellebrite delivers data and diagnostics solutions for the mobile value chain. Operators and retailers are provided with advanced value-added services to enhance the customer's experience and improve satisfaction. The company's advanced retail mobile solutions are unique in offering in-store phone-to-phone content transfer, backup and restore, diagnostics, application and content delivery. In addition, Cellebrite offers retailers monitoring, statistics and analysis of sales activities. The company has more than 150,000 units deployed at more than 200 mobile carriers and retailers globally, representing well over 100,000 stores handling hundreds of millions of transactions a year.

In mobile forensics, Cellebrite's range of mobile forensic products, the UFED Series, enables the extraction and in-depth decoding and analysis of data from thousands of mobile devices, including feature phones, smartphones, portable GPS devices, tablets and phones manufactured with Chinese chipsets. Cellebrite's UFED Series is the primary choice for forensic specialists in law enforcement, military, intelligence, corporate security and eDiscovery agencies in more than 100 countries.

Founded in 1999, Cellebrite is a subsidiary of the Sun Corporation, a publicly traded Japanese company (6736/JQ).

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