Haim Shani Concludes Tenure at Cellebrite as Company Enters Next Growth Phase

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TYSONS CORNER, Va. and PETAH TIKVA, Israel, March 06, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cellebrite DI Ltd. (Nasdaq: CLBT), a leader in premier Digital Investigative solutions for the public and private sectors, today announced that Haim Shani has retired as a director of the Company, effective immediately. Mr. Shani had been a distinguished member of the Board since 2019, including two years as Chairman from August 2021 until August 2023.

Reflecting on his departure, Mr. Shani remarked, "The pace of progress at Cellebrite over the past year has been exceptional. As Cellebrite moves into its next phase of growth and market leadership, I believe it is the right moment for me to conclude my board service. I am leaving with pride in the Company’s accomplishments and confidence that the Company is well positioned to enjoy further success."

Yossi Carmil, CEO of Cellebrite, expressed his gratitude for Mr. Shani’s contributions: “Haim has been an integral part of our journey, providing strategic guidance that has been vital to our achievements. On behalf of the board and the entire Cellebrite team, I want to thank him for his dedication and impactful contributions. We wish him the very best going forward.”

Following Mr. Shani’s departure, Cellebrite’s Board of Directors shall consist of nine directors.

Cellebrite moves forward as a global leader in Digital Investigative solutions, dedicated to enabling its customers to master the complexities of legally sanctioned digital investigations. The board and leadership team remain focused on addressing the evolving needs of its expansive global customer base through ongoing innovation and go-to-market initiatives and expanding its business around the world.

About Cellebrite

Cellebrite’s mission is to enable its customers to protect and save lives, accelerate justice, and preserve privacy in communities around the world. We are a global leader in Digital Investigative solutions for the public and private sectors, empowering organizations to master the complexities of legally sanctioned digital investigations by streamlining intelligence processes. Trusted by thousands of leading agencies and companies worldwide, Cellebrite’s Digital Investigative platform and solutions transform how customers collect, review, analyze, and manage data in legally sanctioned investigations. To learn more, visit us at www.cellebrite.com, https://investors.cellebrite.com, or follow us on Twitter at @Cellebrite.

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Contacts:

Investor RelationsAndrew KramerVice President, Investor Relationsinvestors@cellebrite.com +1 973.206.7760

Media Victor CooperSr. Director of Corporate Communications + Content OperationsVictor.cooper@cellebrite.com    +1 404 804 5910

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