Mellanox Appoints Alinka Flaminia as Senior Vice President & General Counsel
Mellanox Technologies, a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data centre servers and storage systems, has announced the appointment of Alinka Flaminia as its Senior Vice President and General Counsel assuming responsibility for the Company’s global legal affairs, public policy interests and compliance operations. She will report directly to Eyal Waldman, president and CEO of Mellanox Technologies as a member of the Company’s executive staff. It is also anticipated that Ms. Flaminia will serve as the Company’s Corporate Secretary. In addition, Gideon Rosenberg, vice president of legal affairs, has been promoted to Deputy General Counsel and VP of Legal Affairs.
Ms. Flaminia brings to Mellanox more than 25 years of diverse legal experience with technology companies, most recently serving as vice president, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of PMC-Sierra, Inc., from 2007 to 2016. Ms. Flaminia held corporate and other in-house legal roles as Senior Counsel at Xilinx, Inc., and prior to this, was Manager of Legal Affairs at Network Associates, Inc. (McAfee). In her decade of private practice, Ms. Flaminia represented technology companies on corporate and litigation matters. Ms. Flaminia received her Doctorate of Law (J.D.) from the University of Colorado and her Bachelor of Arts from Yale University.
“Alinka brings to Mellanox Technologies the right blend and depth of skills and experience to lead our Company’s legal affairs, helping us as we drive the industry to the next generation of networking technology in a wide range of markets including high-performance computing, enterprise data centers, Web 2.0, cloud, storage and financial services,” said Eyal Waldman, president and CEO of Mellanox Technologies. “The broad spectrum of Alinka’s expertise give her the foundation to continue to build our legal team and capabilities. In addition, I would like to thank Gideon Rosenberg for spearheading our legal activities for the past three years. We are all excited to have Gideon take on the role of deputy general counsel and work with Alinka to lead our global legal operations.”
“I am thrilled to be joining Mellanox, a growth company that is leading the networking industry by changing the landscape of data centre technology worldwide,” said Ms. Flaminia. “Global high tech companies are subject to a complex and ever changing set of laws and regulations. I look forward to my roles as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary and working with Mr. Rosenberg as we strive to take Mellanox and the networking industry to the next level.”
Gideon Rosenberg joined Mellanox in 2010 and was appointed Vice President, Legal Affairs, in 2013. Mr. Rosenberg has been responsible for overseeing all of Mellanox’s legal matters since December 2013, including managing the acquisition of EZchip Semiconductors and the associated loan. Prior to that, Mr. Rosenberg was Sr. Counsel and Director of Israeli Compliance responsible for Mellanox’s Israeli, EMEA, and Asia legal affairs and corporate governance. Prior to joining Mellanox, Mr. Rosenberg was general counsel and company secretary of McKesson Israel Ltd. (formerly Medcon Ltd.). He has also served as the President of the Israeli Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel. Mr. Rosenberg graduated with an LL.B, with honors, from the University College London.
Read the official press release from Mellanox Technologies here.