RiT Technologies Promotes Motti Hania to President and Chief Executive Officer

Deputy CEO to Replace Dr. Vadim Leiderman in Leadership Role

Jan 21, 2014, 07:00 ET from RiT Technologies

TEL AVIV, Israel, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RiT Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: RITT), a provider of IIM solutions and a developer of an innovative indoor optical wireless technology solution, today announced that its Board of Directors has promoted Motti Hania to President and Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately.  Current President and CEO, Dr. Vadim Leiderman, has resigned to pursue other opportunities.  Dr. Leiderman is expected to continue to serve in a non-executive, advisory role to assist with the transition through mid May 2014.

"The Board of Directors unanimously approved the appointment of Motti Hania and expand his responsibilities with RiT as President and Chief Executive Officer.  As an insider who was integral in helping RiT develop its current strategy, we have tremendous confidence in Motti's ability to lead the Company and help drive shareholder value through superior execution," said Sergey Anisimov, Chairman of RiT Technologies' Board of Directors.  "In addition, I would also like to take this opportunity to recognize Vadim Leiderman for his contribution to RiT and to thank him for his dedication to the Company.  On behalf of the Board, we wish him the very best in his future endeavors."

Mr. Hania, age 54, has served as Deputy CEO of RiT Technologies since joining the Company in April 2012.  Prior to joining RiT, Mr. Hania held senior leadership positions with several high-tech companies, including VP Special Projects & Operations, Star Defense Systems Ltd.  He was also a co-founder and CEO of BNM Technologies Ltd., which was partially acquired by Starling Advanced Communication Systems Ltd. Prior to his career in the high-tech industry, Mr. Hania completed a 30-year career as a high-ranking operational officer in the Israeli Air Force (Colonel Ret.). Mr. Hania holds an executive MBA degree from Tel-Aviv University Business School. 

Mr. Hania added, "Having been intimately involved in establishing our market strategy, I look forward to working closely with the team to help RiT achieve its strategic goals.  I am extremely confident in the Company's ability to further grow our core network infrastructure business and to successfully roll out Beamcaster, our proprietary optical wireless network solution."

About RiT Technologies

RiT Technologies (NASDAQ: RITT) is a leading provider of IIM solutions and a developer of an innovative indoor optical wireless technology solution. Our IIM products provide and enhance security and network utilization for data centers, communication rooms and work space environments. They help companies plan and provision, monitor and troubleshoot their communications networks, maximizing utilization, reliability and physical security of the network while minimizing unplanned downtime. Our IIM solutions are deployed around the world, in a broad range of organizations, including data centers in the private sector, government agencies, financial institutions, airport authorities, healthcare and education institutions. Our Beamcaster product is the first of our indoor optical wireless technology solutions. It is designed to help customers streamline deployment, reduce infrastructure design, installation and maintenance complexity and enhance security in a cost effective way.

For more information, please visit our website: www.rittech.com.

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For more information, please contact:

Elan Yaish, CFO  +972-77-270-7210  elan.yaish@rittech.com 


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