2013-02-14 07:22:01 -
Bergen, Norway, February 14, 2013. Vizrt Ltd. (Oslo Main List: VIZ)
Vizrt Ltd. today announced the appointment of Mr. Tomer Wald (38) as the new CFO
of the Company, effective as of February 15, 2013. Tomer has been with Vizrt
since 2007, initially in the position of Corporate Controller and over the past
two years as VP Finance. Tomer is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and holds
a B.A. in Accounting & Economics from Bar Ilan University, and a MBA, with a
major in finance, from Tel Aviv University. Tomer will join the corporate
management team and report to the CEO.
Martin Burkhalter, the CEO of Vizrt, stated: "I am
pleased to announce that we,
with Tomer Wald, will get a well-qualified and experienced professional as our
new CFO. Tomer will be a great addition to our corporate management team, and
the fact that he as been with Vizrt for the last 5 years guarantees for a smooth
transition and continuation of our operations."
After having served as Vizrt's CFO for almost twelve years, Ms. Ofra Brown has
chosen to change roles within the organization, seeking new professional
challenges. Ofra will take on the role as the Secretary and Officer for
Corporate Affairs and she will continue to be a member of the corporate
management team, reporting to the CEO.
"I am very pleased that Ofra has agreed to take on this new role. With Ofra's
wealth of experience and knowledge of all aspects of Vizrt's business, she will
continue to add great value in helping us reaching our ambitious growth targets.
Ofra will of course be pivotal in securing a seamless handover of her former
duties and responsibilities to the new CFO," commented Martin Burkhalter.
Investors and media contacts:
President & CEO
+41 22 365 75 01
+47 5351 8040
SCHWARZ Financial Communication
+49 611 1745 398 11
Vizrt provides real-time 3D graphics and asset management tools for the
broadcast industry - from award-winning animations & maps to online publishing
tools. Vizrt's products are used by the world's leading broadcasters and
publishing houses, including: CNN, CBS, Fox, the BBC, BSkyB, ITN, ZDF, Star TV,
Network 18, TV Today, CCTV, NHK, The Globe and Mail, Times Online, The
Telegraph, and Welt Online. Furthermore, many world-class production houses and
corporate institutions such as the Stock Exchanges in New York and London use
Vizrt is a public company traded on the Oslo Main List: VIZ, ISIN: IL0010838154.
For further information please refer to www.vizrt.com
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