Mellanox Technologies, a supplier of interconnect solutions for data centre servers and storage systems, has announced the appointment of Kevin Deierling and promotion of Gilad Shainer to vice presidents of marketing.
Their responsibilities will include leading new product development and management, expanding into new markets, launching products and building demand in the market, and developing and executing programs to promote the Mellanox brand. Deierling and Shainer will report to Eyal Waldman, Mellanox’s president, CEO, and chairman of the board.
'I am very pleased to appoint Kevin and Gilad as vice presidents of marketing. I'm excited to have Kevin, the second Mellanox employee in the USA, return to the company that he helped found and build,' said Waldman.
'Kevin and Gilad will lead our marketing efforts as we focus on building and enhancing the Mellanox brand, identifying and capitalising on opportunities, and developing products that extend our reach and capabilities into the high-performance computing, Web 2.0, cloud, database, data centre and storage markets. I wish Kevin and Gilad success in their new roles.'
Kevin Deierling is a global technology executive and has led technical and marketing efforts at multiple successful technology companies that focused on delivering breakthrough products for network search engine, high performance computing, data centre, storage, wireless, video, and VoIP markets.
Gilad Shainer has served in a series of leadership positions since joining Mellanox. Most recently, he was Mellanox's vice president of market development from February 2012 to March 2013. Shainer joined Mellanox in 2001 as a design engineer and later managed several hardware and software product developments. He later served in senior marketing management roles between July 2005 and February 2012.