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Siklu, a provider of millimetre wave radios, has announced the appointment of Eyal Assa as new CEO of the company. Mr. Assa is a veteran executive with over 20 years of leadership experience in the telecommunications industry.

5G fixed wireless access

Siklu is a strong participant in the fast growing 5G fixed wireless access market, which will rely to a great extent on the millimetre wave spectrum. 5G fixed wireless access is a major telecommunications infrastructure upgrade and the first step on the way to ubiquitous 5G speeds. Assa’s extensive experience heading growth in the telecommunications market makes him uniquely qualified to lead Siklu in the growing market for millimetre wave solutions. “Eyal understands what drives success in the telecom industry, and I’m confident that with his leadership we’ll play a significant part in the 5G fixed wireless ecosystem,” said Izik Kirshenbaum, Siklu’s Co-Founder and Chairman.

Cutting-edge millimetre wave wireless solutions

Mr. Assa most recently held the positions of VP Customer Business Executive and VP Global Sales at Amdocs. Prior to that he held leadership positions at Ceragon, including EVP & General Manager of their Long Haul business unit, COO Sales and VP OEM and Business Development. Prior to Ceragon, Mr. Assa served as VP R&D of Seabridge.

“In Siklu, I’ve met an innovative and highly competent team that has consistently delivered cutting edge millimetre wave wireless solutions that have captured a leading market position,” says Eyal Assa, the incoming CEO. “The opportunity that lies ahead is huge and I’m honoured to join the leadership team in driving the company forward.”

“We are happy to have Eyal join the team at Siklu,” said Adi Gan, Board Member and General Partner at Evergreen Venture Partners, “We believe Eyal will accelerate the innovation and execution needed in the face of growing demand for millimetre wave spectrum solutions, and ultimately fuel the company’s success”.

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