Israel Honors Tsvi Gal; AT&T Leader Receives Einstein Award

Apr 11, 2001, 01:00 ET from AT&T

    BASKING RIDGE, N.J., April 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Tsvi Gal received the
 Einstein Award, one of the State of Israel's highest honors, at a special
 ceremony held in Jerusalem on March 19, 2001.
     The Einstein Award is given to outstanding leaders in science and
 technology from around the world for their entrepreneurship and innovation.
 The medals are awarded by the President of Israel, Mr. Moshe Katzav and
 presented by the Mayor of Jerusalem, Mr. Ehud Olmert, and were presented to
 some of the world's most senior information technology leaders.
     Gal was recognized for building the first electronic banking solution over
 the Internet in his previous position at Wells Fargo.
     Gal, who was born in Israel and was the sole "native son" recipient this
 year, has broad and deep experience in managing and leading technology
 organizations, as well as experience in research and analysis of companies for
 investment purposes via venture capital funds.  He has built and run IT
 organizations, serving in various capacities such as Chief Technology Officer,
 Chief Information Officer and senior technology leader at Merrill Lynch, ABN
 AMRO Bank, Bank of America, Wells Fargo & Company and Marsh & McLennan.
     As President of E*AT&T and ATT.COM, Tsvi Gal is today responsible for
 transforming AT&T's customer relationships, developing and deploying new
 technology to automate and streamline the way AT&T interacts with customers.
 His responsibility also includes developing competitive new services based
 upon so-called "e-enabling" technologies.
     "To be honored by one's nation is signal recognition of a lifetime of
 accomplishment," said David C. Nagel, Chief Technology Officer, and President,
 AT&T Labs.  "This is completely in keeping with the importance of Tsvi's AT&T
 work, and the high regard with which we hold him."
     Gal serves on the Stanford University board of advisors and was an advisor
 to the G7 meetings of the global economy leaders.  He holds a master's degree
 with high honors from Golden Gate University in San Francisco and a Bachelor
 of Science degree from Rutgers University.
 
     About AT&T
     AT&T (http://www.att.com) is among the world's premier voice, video and
 data communications companies. With annual revenues of more than $62 billion
 and 160,000 employees, AT&T provides services to customers worldwide. Backed
 by the research and development capabilities of AT&T Labs, the company runs
 the world 's largest, most sophisticated communications network, is the
 largest cable operator in the U.S., and has one of the largest digital
 wireless networks in North America.
     The company is a leading supplier of data and Internet services for
 businesses and offers outsourcing, consulting and networking-integration to
 large businesses.  AT&T delivers broadband video, voice and data services to
 customers throughout the United States. Internationally, Concert, the AT&T/BT
 Global Venture, serves the communications needs of multinational companies and
 international carriers worldwide
 
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SOURCE AT&T
    BASKING RIDGE, N.J., April 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Tsvi Gal received the
 Einstein Award, one of the State of Israel's highest honors, at a special
 ceremony held in Jerusalem on March 19, 2001.
     The Einstein Award is given to outstanding leaders in science and
 technology from around the world for their entrepreneurship and innovation.
 The medals are awarded by the President of Israel, Mr. Moshe Katzav and
 presented by the Mayor of Jerusalem, Mr. Ehud Olmert, and were presented to
 some of the world's most senior information technology leaders.
     Gal was recognized for building the first electronic banking solution over
 the Internet in his previous position at Wells Fargo.
     Gal, who was born in Israel and was the sole "native son" recipient this
 year, has broad and deep experience in managing and leading technology
 organizations, as well as experience in research and analysis of companies for
 investment purposes via venture capital funds.  He has built and run IT
 organizations, serving in various capacities such as Chief Technology Officer,
 Chief Information Officer and senior technology leader at Merrill Lynch, ABN
 AMRO Bank, Bank of America, Wells Fargo & Company and Marsh & McLennan.
     As President of E*AT&T and ATT.COM, Tsvi Gal is today responsible for
 transforming AT&T's customer relationships, developing and deploying new
 technology to automate and streamline the way AT&T interacts with customers.
 His responsibility also includes developing competitive new services based
 upon so-called "e-enabling" technologies.
     "To be honored by one's nation is signal recognition of a lifetime of
 accomplishment," said David C. Nagel, Chief Technology Officer, and President,
 AT&T Labs.  "This is completely in keeping with the importance of Tsvi's AT&T
 work, and the high regard with which we hold him."
     Gal serves on the Stanford University board of advisors and was an advisor
 to the G7 meetings of the global economy leaders.  He holds a master's degree
 with high honors from Golden Gate University in San Francisco and a Bachelor
 of Science degree from Rutgers University.
 
     About AT&T
     AT&T (http://www.att.com) is among the world's premier voice, video and
 data communications companies. With annual revenues of more than $62 billion
 and 160,000 employees, AT&T provides services to customers worldwide. Backed
 by the research and development capabilities of AT&T Labs, the company runs
 the world 's largest, most sophisticated communications network, is the
 largest cable operator in the U.S., and has one of the largest digital
 wireless networks in North America.
     The company is a leading supplier of data and Internet services for
 businesses and offers outsourcing, consulting and networking-integration to
 large businesses.  AT&T delivers broadband video, voice and data services to
 customers throughout the United States. Internationally, Concert, the AT&T/BT
 Global Venture, serves the communications needs of multinational companies and
 international carriers worldwide
 
      Logo:  http://www.att.com/identity/library/
 
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