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ECI Puts Prabhu on Board

ECI Telecom appoints Krish Prabhu, former Alcatel COO and current venture partner at Morgenthaler, to its board of directors

July 23, 2002

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PETAH TIKVA, Israel -- ECI Telecom (Nasdaq: ECIL - News) announced today the appointment of Krish Prabhu to its Board of Directors. Krish Prabhu is a recognized expert and a 20+ year veteran of the telecommunications industry. He was Chief Operating Officer of Alcatel where he managed the launch of its worldwide DSL products and its growth in the US as a key supplier to ILEC accounts such as Verizon, BellSouth and SBC. As CEO of Alcatel USA, he drove the launch of its cross-connect products in key accounts such as AT&T and Worldcom, and was responsible for the acquisition and integration of several companies including DSC and Newbridge. Prabhu is currently a venture partner at Morgenthaler where he focuses primarily on telecommunications investments. David Ball, Chairman of the Board of ECI Telecom, said, "We are delighted to welcome Krish Prabhu to ECI's Board of Directors. The USA is a target market where we believe our leading-edge products confer significant competitive advantage. Krish's extraordinarily rich background and extensive industry experience will be of great value in leveraging our product strengths. The appointment of Krish, together with other recently appointed industry experts, demonstrates our determination to pursue a strategy aimed at using the current telecoms crisis to establish a strong international market footprint with our leading-edge products." ECI Telecom Ltd.

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