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Lumenis(R) Names Aviram Steinhart as New Chief Financial Officer

YOKNEAM, Israel, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Lumenis Ltd., a global developer,
manufacturer and seller of laser, light-based and radiofrequency devices for
surgical, aesthetic, ophthalmic, dental and veterinary applications, has named
Aviram Steinhart as Chief Financial Officer effective December 23, 2007.  Mr.
Steinhart will replace Lauri Hanover, who previously announced her resignation
from the Company. 
"We are delighted to welcome Aviram Steinhart, a versatile, experienced
finance executive to our senior management team at such an exciting time, when
we are engaging in major growth programs", said Dov Ofer, CEO of Lumenis. "I
am confident that he will bring significant value to our management team. I
would like to thank Lauri Hanover for her contributions as CFO during the past
three years and for deferring her departure until this time. I wish her all
the best for the future". 
Aviram Steinhart previously held the position of Corporate Vice President
Finance at Alvarion Ltd., the world's leading provider of WiMAX and wireless
broadband solutions.  Prior to joining Alvarion, Mr. Steinhart served in
several senior financial positions in both US and Israeli technology
companies, where he gained wide financial and managerial experience.  Mr.
Steinhart has a B.A. in Accounting and Economics from Haifa University and an
M.B.A from Tel Aviv University, and is a Certified Public Accountant. 
In addition, Lumenis confirmed the election of Naftali Idan as an External
Director to its Board of Directors, with effect from September 20.  Naftali
Idan is currently Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of
Ceragon Networks Ltd.  Prior to that, Mr. Idan served in various management
and financial roles in both US and Israeli firms.  Mr. Idan has a B.A. in
Accounting and Economics from Tel Aviv University in Israel, and an M.B.A.
from De Paul University in Chicago, and is a Certified Public Accountant in
Israel. 
About Lumenis Ltd. 
Lumenis Ltd. is a global developer, manufacturer and seller of laser,
light-based and radiofrequency devices for surgical, aesthetic, ophthalmic,
dental and veterinary applications. The Company offers a wide range of
products along with extensive product support systems including training,
education and service.  Lumenis Ltd. invests heavily in research and
development to maintain and enhance its leading industry position. The Company
holds numerous patents worldwide on its technologies. For more information
about Lumenis Ltd. and its products, log onto: http://www.lumenis.com 


    Lumenis(R) is a registered trademark of Lumenis Ltd.
    Contact:
    Michelle Maydan
    Director of Corporate Communications
    1-866-569-0597
    +972-4-959-9004
    e-mail: mmaydan@lumenis.com




SOURCE  Lumenis Ltd. 
CONTACT:
Michelle Maydan, Director of Corporate Communications of Lumenis Ltd., +1-866-569-0597, +972-4-959-9004, mmaydan@lumenis.com
-0- Oct/02/2007 13:35 GMT
 
 
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