Member of the Nomination Committee
As Chairman, Richard Kilsby is responsible for running the business of the Board and for ensuring appropriate strategic focus and direction.
Richard Kilsby has held non executive and executive roles in both listed and unlisted companies in industries ranging from financial services to technology. Most recently, he was non executive Chairman of 888 Holdings Plc for 10 years. He has also been a non executive director at Tullet Prebon, Impact Holdings Plc and Collins Stewart plc and has acted as an Independent Monitor for the SEC.From 1998 to 2002 he was Chief Executive/Vice Chairman of Tradepoint / virt-x and, from 1995 to 1998, executive director at the London Stock Exchange, responsible for secondary market regulation and introducing the order driven market and associated stamp duty changes to London. He was also the Competent Authority for Listing, which was subsequently taken on by the FSA.Prior to that, he worked in London and New York for Bankers Trust in a number of roles and was the CEO of Charterhouse Bank. He trained with and became a partner at Price Waterhouse, during which time he worked in the UK, Middle East and USA as an auditor and jointly created the Treasury Management consulting practice. He also acted as an Inspector for the Bank of England.
As CEO, Yosi Fait is responsible for proposing the strategic focus to the Board, implementing it once it has been approved, and overseeing the management of Telit's operations and business.
Mr. Fait is Chief Executive Officer of Telit. Mr. Fait is also a Certified Public Accountant and has held a number of executive positions with private and public companies.
Mr. Fait's previous roles with listed companies have included CEO of both Alony Group and H&O. He has also served as CFO of Pelephone Communications Ltd, the first cellular operator in Israel. Mr. Fait began his professional career as an accountant with Ernst & Young Israel.
Mr. Dafna joined Telit in 2003 and took an active role in Telit's IPO on AIM in 2005 and in other fundraisings that the company undertook since then. In 2006, he was instrumental in the purchase of the M2M division of Bellwave (currently named Telit APAC) and the establishment of Telit Americas. Mr. Dafna took the position of group CFO from February 2007 to June 2012 and In July 2012, Mr. Dafna took the position of Corporate Development officer including responsibility for all the M&A activities in the Telit Group. In 2016 he was appointed the COO position with responsibility of all the operations and purchasing activities. In November 2017 he was appointed to the Board as Finance Director.
Mr. Dafna holds a BA in Business Administration and Accounting from the College of Management Academic Studies (Rishon LeZion, Israel), MBA from the Tel-Aviv University and he is a certified Public Accountant. Mr. Dafna began his professional career as an accountant at Deloitte Israel.
Chairman of the Audit and Nomination Committees
Member of the Remuneration Committee
Simon Duffy's role as Senior Independent Non-Executive Director is to provide a sounding board for the Chairman and to serve as an intermediary for the other directors when necessary. He is available to shareholders if they have concerns which contact through normal channels of Chairman, CEO or other executive directors has failed to resolve or for which such contact is inappropriate.
Simon Duffy has held a number of non executive and executive roles in both listed and unlisted companies across a number of industries. His current directorships include Millicom International Cellular, Wizz Air Holdings Plc and Oger Telecom Ltd.
His executive roles have included: Executive Chairman of Tradus Plc; Executive Vice Chairman of Virgin Media Group; CFO of Orange SA; Chief Executive of End2End Holdings AS; Deputy Chairman and Chief Executive WorldOnline International BV; and Deputy Chairman and Group Finance Director at Thorn EMI Plc.
For the past five years, Ram Zeevi has been a private investor successfully investing in several high growth companies, largely in the technology sector. From 2001 to 2008, Ram was managing director of Caribbean Petroleum Corporation. From 1998 to 2001, Ram was CEO of Zeevi Computers and Technology Ltd., a technology investment company which was listed on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange and during this period Ram held several chairmanships, largely in high growth technology businesses. From 1992 to 1998, Ram was CEO of Oil Investment Consolidated, Inc. and prior to this he was CEO of Property Investment Inc., a real estate company. Ram is also a Director of Rinc. Green, Crowdit Ltd., Profility Inc.,
WizeDSP and Gnrgy Ltd.
Lars Reger is Vice President of New Business and R&D for the Automotive business unit at NXP Semiconductors, the global market leader in automotive technologies including car infotainment; in-vehicle networking; and car access and immobilizers. Prior to joining NXP in 2008, Lars gained deep insight into the microelectronics industry – with a strong focus on the automotive sector–in various functions with Siemens, Infineon, Siemens VDO and Continental. Before joining NXP, Lars was Director of Business Development and Product Management within the Connectivity business unit at Continental. His past roles at Infineon included Head of the Process and Product Engineering departments, Project Manager for Mobile System Chips, and Director of IP Management. He began his career with Siemens Semiconductors as Product Engineer in 1997. Lars holds a university degree in physics from Rheinische-Friedrich-Wilhelms University of Bonn and an executive MBA from London Business School.
Enrico (Chicco) Testa
CEO of Telit Communications SpA, the Company’s Italian subsidiary
Between 1996 and 2002 Enrico Testa was Chairman of the Board at ENEL S.p.A. (the Italian provider of power and gas) and founder and member of the Board of Directors at WIND S.p.A. Between 2004 and 2009 Enrico was Executive Presidentat Roma Metropolitane S.p.A., Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the 20th World Energy Congress and Senior Partner at Franco Bernabè Group, which owns several companies in the IT sector. In addition, between 2004 and August 2012, Enrico was Managing Director of Rothschild S.p.A.
Chair of the Remuneration Committee;
Member of the Audit and Nomination Committees
Miriam Greenwood is a founding Partner of SPARK Advisory Partners Limited, an independent corporate advisory business. With qualifications as a barrister and corporate finance, Miriam has experience working for leading investment banks and other financial institutions. Miriam is currently a non-executive director of Mithras Investment Trust, Eclipse Shipping Limited and Smart Metering Systems PLC., where she is the Senior Independent Director and Chair of the Remuneration Committee. Miriam has had a distinguished City career and was recognized and awarded the OBE for her services to corporate finance as the Deputy Lieutenant of the City of Edinburgh. Prior to SPARK, she worked for Warburgs, Morgan Grenfell and Deutsche Bank; was a founding director of British Linen Advisors and latterly worked for Quayle Munro Holdings plc and Brewin Dolphin; and was on the board of GEMA, the UK energy regulator for 9 years.
Member of the Audit, Remuneration and Nomination Committees
Shlomo Liran is currently on the Board of Directors of Ceragon Networks (NASDAQ) and Minrav Holdings (TASE) and has held several executive roles in the telecommunication industry with over 30 years of experience. Shlomo has served as the Chief Executive Officer at Hadera Paper, Avgol Industries 1953 Ltd. and Ericsson Israel. Shlomo also led the Scandinavian cellular network TRE in Sweden and Denmark and the satellite television company YES. Shlomo holds an engineering degree from the Technion and a master’s degree in systems engineering from the University of Toronto and an AMP-ISMP diploma in business administration from Harvard.