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Check Point Software Technologies Ltd (CHKP.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Marius Nacht

56 2015 Chairman of the Board

Amnon Bar-Lev

2011 President

Gil Shwed

50 2015 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Jerry Ungerman

2005 Vice Chairman of the Board

Tal Payne

45 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer

Dorit Dor

2011 Vice President - Products

Dan Propper

77 2006 Independent Director

David Rubner

77 1999 Independent Director

Tal Shavit

2000 Independent Director

Yoav Chelouche

65 2006 Independent External Director

Irwin Federman

83 2000 Independent External Director

Guy Gecht

52 2006 Independent Outside Director

Ray Rothrock

63 2000 Independent External Director

Kip Meintzer

IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Marius Nacht

Mr. Marius Nacht serves as Chairman of the Board of Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. since September 2015; he is the Company's co-Founder. Mr. Nacht's work experience at the Company includes the following roles: Vice Chairman of the board of directors (2001-September 2015), Senior Vice President (1999-2005) and Director (Company's inception in 1993-2001). Additionally, he is co-Founder of a healthtech and life sciences venture fund and serves as Director at various private companies. Mr. Nacht holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics and Mathematics from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and Communication Systems from Tel Aviv University.

Amnon Bar-Lev

Mr. Amnon Bar-Lev serves as President of Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. since 2011. His work experience includes the following roles: holder of responsibility of worldwide sales, global partner programs, business development and technical services at the Company, Employee of the Company since 2005 and Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Xpert Integrated System Ltd. Mr. Bar-Lev holds Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and Management from Tel Aviv University. An official Company report, filed on April 27, 2018 states that Mr. Bar-Lev "is transitioning out of his role as President"; no further date stated in this regard as of yet.

Gil Shwed

Mr. Gil Shwed serves as Chief Executive Officer and Director of Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. since its inception in 1993; he is its Founder. He has also served as Chairman of the Board between 1998 and September 1, 2015. Mr. Shwed is considered the inventor of the modern firewall and authored several patents, such as the company’s Stateful Inspection technology. Mr. Shwed has received numerous accolades for his individual achievements and industry contributions, including an honorary Doctor of Science from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, an honorary Doctor of Science from Tel Aviv University, the World Economic Forum’s Global Leader for Tomorrow for his commitment to public affairs and leadership in areas beyond immediate professional interests, and the Academy of Achievement’s Golden Plate Award for his innovative contribution to business and technology. In 2018 he was awarded the prestigious Israel Prize for his contributions to the Israeli technology industry. Additionally, Mr. Shwed serves as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Youth University of Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv University Governor, Founder of Tel Aviv University's Check Point Institute for Information Security and Chairman of the Board of Yeholot Association Founded by the Rashi Foundation whose charter is, among other things, to reduce the dropout rates in high schools.

Jerry Ungerman

Mr. Jerry T. Ungerman serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors at Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. since 2005. His work experience includes the following roles: President at the Company (2001-2005) and Executive Vice President at the Company (1998-2000). Additionally, Mr. Ungerman accumulated extensive experience in high-tech sales, marketing and management experience at Hitachi Data Systems (HDS; of Hitachi Ltd. group) and at International Business Machines Corp. (IBM). He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from University of Minnesota.

Tal Payne

Ms. Tal Payne serves as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer at Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. She has held the former role at the Company since June 2008. As part of her work spectrum at the Company, she oversees the global operations, finance, investor relations, legal, treasury, purchasing and facilities activities. Her work experience includes the following roles: Board Member at SolarEdge Technologies Inc., Chief Financial Officer at Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd., Vice President of Finance at Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd (over five years) and Accountant at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Ms. Payne holds a Bachelors degree in Economics and Accounting and an Executive MBA degree, both from Tel Aviv University. She is a Certified Public Accountant.

Dorit Dor

Dr. Dorit Dor serves as Vice President - Products at Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. since 2011. Her work experience includes the following roles: holder of various pivotal roles within the Research and Development of the Company, Employee at the Company since 1995 and Manager of all product and development functions from concept to delivery (within her work scope). Dr. Dor holds a Master of Science degree and a Doctorate in Philosophy degree, both in Computer Science from Tel-Aviv University. She has won the Israel National Defense Prize.

Dan Propper

Mr. Dan Propper serves as Independent Director at Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. since March 2006. His work experience includes the following roles: Chairman of the Board of Directors at Osem Investments Ltd. (from April 2006), Director and Chief Executive Officer at Osem Investments Ltd. (January 1981-April 2006), Director at Tivol (1993) Ltd., Sebar Salads (1985) Ltd., Teva-Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., Propper Ltd. and at family-owned entities, President of Israel’s Manufacturers’ Association (1993-1999), Chairman of the Federation of Economic Organizations in Israel, Chairman of the Supervisory Council of Bank of Israel and Member of the Board of Governors of the Technion, the Weizmann Institute of Science, Tel Aviv University and Ben-Gurion University. He has received numerous awards for his contributions to the Israeli industry and economy, including an honorary Doctorate from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology in 1999. Mr. Propper holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering and Food Technology from The Technion – Israel Institute of Technology.

David Rubner

Mr. David Rubner serves as Independent Director at Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. since 1999. He is Chairman of the Nominating committee. His work experience includes the following roles: Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Rubner Technology Ventures Ltd., General Partner at Hyperion Israel Advisors Ltd., President and Chief Executive Officer of ECI Telecommunications Ltd, holder of various management roles at ECI Telecommunications Ltd., Director at Messaging International Ltd., Radware Ltd., Eltek Ltd. and at various additional companies and Member of the Board of Trustees of Jerusalem College of Technology and Shaare Zedek Hospital. Mr. Rubner holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from Queen Mary College, University of London and a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University. He was a recipient of the Industry Prize in 1995.

Tal Shavit

Dr. Tal Shavit serves as Independent Director at Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. since June 2000. She is member of the Nominating committee. Dr. Shavit's work experience includes the role of Organizational Consultant that specializes in international collaboration between Israeli and American companies. Her work scope includes defining organizational culture as the engine of the company’s activities and consultation to companies that undergo structural changes, growth, mergers and acquisitions and redefining of management roles per market changes.

Yoav Chelouche

Mr. Yoav Z. Chelouche serves as Independent External Director at Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. since July 2006. He is a member of the Audit and Compensation committees. His work experience includes the following roles: Managing Partner at Aviv Venture Capital (August 2000), President and Chief Executive Officer of Scitex Corp., (December 1994-July 2000), Vice President-Strategy and Business Development at Scitex Corp., Vice President-Marketing Scitex Corp., Vice President-Finance for Europe at Scitex Corp., Independent Board Member at Tower Semiconductor Ltd., External Director at the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) and Director at various additional companies. He holds a Bachelors degree in Economics and Statistics from Tel Aviv University and a MBA degree from INSEAD, France.

Irwin Federman

Mr. Irwin B. Federman serves as Independent External Director at Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. since 2000 and as Independent Director at the Company since November 1995. He is Chairman of the Audit committee and member of the Compensation and Nominating committees. Mr. Federman's work experience includes the following roles: General Partner of U.S. Venture Partners (1990-2015), Senior Advisor to U.S. Venture Partners (ongoing), Chairman at Mellanox Technologies Ltd., Director at Intermolecular Inc. and Director at various additional companies. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from City University of New York at Brooklyn College.

Guy Gecht

Mr. Guy Gecht serves as Independent External Director at Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. since 2006. He is a member of the Audit and Compensation committees. His work experience includes the following roles: Chief Executive Officer of Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (EFI; since January 2000), President of Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (until January 2000) and Software Engineering at various technology companies. Mr. Gecht holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and Mathematics from Ben-Gurion University.

Ray Rothrock

Mr. Ray A. Rothrock serves as Independent External Director at Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. since 2000 and as Independent Director at the Company since November 1995. He is Chairman of the Compensation committee and member of the Audit and Nominating committees. His work experience includes the following roles: Partner emeritus at Venrock, Member of Venrock (from 1988), General Partner at Venrock (from 1995), Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of RedSeal Inc, Director at a variety of companies, Member of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Corporation, Trustee of the University of Texas and Trustee of Texas A&M Investment Management Company. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from Texas A&M University, a Master of Science degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and a MBA degree from Harvard Business School.

Kip Meintzer