Allot Ltd. (NASDAQ: ALLT) (TASE: ALLT), a leading global provider of innovative network intelligence and security solutions for service providers and enterprises worldwide, today announced that its Board of Directors has decided to nominate Ms. Cynthia L. Paul to serve as a Director.
Ms. Paul brings to Allot over 25 years of senior business and management experience and currently serves as Chief Investment Officer and Chief Executive Officer of Lynrock Lake LP. Ms. Paul invests across the full capital structure of public and private companies, employing a long-term, fundamentally-driven, value-oriented investment strategy, with a focus on the technology industry. From 2018 until 2021, Ms. Paul served as a board member, chairperson of the Nomination and Corporate Governance Committee, a member of the Audit Committee, and a member of the Compensation Committee of DSP Group, Inc., a NASDAQ-listed semiconductor company. From 2002 to 2017, Ms. Paul was a portfolio manager at Soros Fund Management LLC (“SFM”), where she managed a portfolio across corporate credit, convertible and equity securities. Ms. Paul served as Chairperson of the Board of Directors of Conexant Systems, LLC, a semiconductor company, from 2013 until 2017. Ms. Paul joined SFM in 2000 and served as a SFM representative for the Council on Foreign Relations and on SFM’s Investment Committee. Prior to joining SFM, she worked at The Palladin Group in 1999 and at JP Morgan from 1994 to 1999, most recently as Head of Convertible Research. Ms. Paul graduated from Princeton University in 1994 with an Independent Major in Statistics and Operations Research, a Certificate from the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs, and a Certificate in Engineering Management Systems. Ms. Paul is an advisory board member and former board member of AlphaSense Inc., a SaaS company providing intelligent search to enterprise customers.
“We are extremely pleased that Ms. Paul has accepted our nomination to be appointed to the Company’s Board of Directors,” said Yigal Jacoby, Allot’s Chairman of the Board. “In addition to her vast experience and business expertise, Cynthia has been a long-term investor in Allot. I believe she will be an excellent addition to our Board, and the Company will greatly benefit from her anticipated contribution”.
Ms. Paul’s nomination to join the Company’s Board of Directors will require approval at Allot’s upcoming Annual Meeting of Shareholders on December 14, 2022. If elected, Ms. Paul will begin her role on the Board of Directors as of such date.