SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
For the month of March, 2006
Commission File Number 0-28584
|CHECK POINT SOFTWARE TECHNOLOGIES LTD.|
|(Translation of registrant's name into English)|
|3A Jabotinsky Street, Ramat-Gan 52520, Israel|
|(Address of principal executive offices)|
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|INVESTOR RELATIONS CONTACTS:||MEDIA RELATIONS CONTACT:|
|Anne Marie McCauley||Monica Walsh|
|(650) 628-2040||A & R Partners, Inc.|
|Ravit Avidor||(650) 762-2894|
|Check Point Software Technologies|
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., March 22, 2006 Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP), the worldwide leader in securing the Internet, today announced it has appointed Dan Propper to its board of directors. Propper is the CEO and chairman of the board of the Osem Group of Companies (TASE: OSEM), an Israeli leading manufacturer of food products, broadly held by Nestlé, the multinational food giant, with 53 percent of its share capital. Mr. Propper brings many years of business leadership and management experience to Check Points board.
I am very pleased to welcome Dan to our board of directors, said Gil Shwed, chairman and CEO of Check Point Software Technologies. As one of the most regarded executives in Israel, Dan brings a broad business perspective as well as a wealth of experience to our board, making him a valuable addition to the team.
Apart from his role at Osem, from1993 until 1999 Propper served as president of the Manufacturers Association of Israel, an independent umbrella organization representing industrial enterprises in Israel, and as chairman of the Federation of Economic Organizations in Israel, which unites economic and business organizations that represents all business sectors in Israel. Propper has received prestigious accolades for his contributions to the Israeli industry and economy, including an honorary Doctor from Technion, Israel Institute of Technology in 1999. Propper serves as a member on boards of various industrial companies and also as a board member of the Technion, the Weizman Institute of Science and Ben-Gurion University in Israel.
I look forward to joining the board of a leading and innovative company such as Check Point, said Propper Check Points achievements since its inception have been phenomenal and I am delighted to have the opportunity to work with the companys management team and contribute to its future success.
Propper earned a Summa Cum Laude bachelors degree in chemical engineering and food technology from Technion.
About Check Point
Software Technologies Ltd.
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (www.checkpoint.com) is a leader in securing the Internet. It is a market leader in the worldwide enterprise firewall, personal firewall and VPN markets. Through its NGX platform, the company delivers a unified security architecture for a broad range of perimeter, internal, Web, and endpoint security solutions that protect business communications and resources for corporate networks and applications, remote employees, branch offices and partner extranets. The companys ZoneAlarm product line is the highest rated personal computer security suite, comprised of award-winning endpoint security solutions that protect millions of PCs from hackers, spyware and data theft. Extending the power of the Check Point solution is its Open Platform for Security (OPSEC), the industrys framework and alliance for integration and interoperability with best-of-breed solutions from over 350 leading companies. Check Point solutions are sold, integrated and serviced by a network of more than 2,200 Check Point partners in 88 countries and its customers include 100% of Fortune 100 companies and tens of thousands of businesses and organizations of all sizes.
©2003-2006 Check Point Software
Technologies Ltd. All rights reserved.
Check Point, Application Intelligence, Check Point Express, the Check Point logo, AlertAdvisor, ClusterXL, Cooperative Enforcement, ConnectControl, Connectra, CoSa, Cooperative Security Alliance, Eventia, Eventia Analyzer, Eventia Reporter, FireWall-1, FireWall-1 GX, FireWall-1 SecureServer, FloodGate-1, Hacker ID, IMsecure, INSPECT, INSPECT XL, Integrity, InterSpect, IQ Engine, NGX, Open Security Extension, OPSEC, Policy Lifecycle Management, Provider-1, Safe@Home, Safe@Office, SecureClient, SecureKnowledge, SecurePlatform, SecuRemote, SecureXL Turbocard, SecureServer, SecureUpdate, SecureXL, SiteManager-1, SmartCenter, SmartCenter Pro, Smarter Security, SmartDashboard, SmartDefense, SmartLSM, SmartMap, SmartUpdate, SmartView, SmartView Monitor, SmartView Reporter, SmartView Status, SmartViewTracker, SofaWare, SSL Network Extender, Stateful Clustering, TrueVector, Turbocard, UAM, User-to-Address Mapping, UserAuthority, VPN-1, VPN-1 Accelerator Card, VPN-1 Edge, VPN-1 Pro, VPN-1 SecureClient, VPN-1 SecuRemote, VPN-1 SecureServer, VPN-1 VSX, VPN-1 XL, Web Intelligence, ZoneAlarm, ZoneAlarm Pro, Zone Labs, and the Zone Labs logo, are trademarks or registered trademarks of Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. or its affiliates. All other product names mentioned herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners. The products described in this document are protected by U.S. Patent No. 5,606,668, 5,835,726, 6,496,935, 6,873,988 and 6,850,943 and may be protected by other U.S. Patents, foreign patents, or pending applications.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
|March 22, 2006||CHECK POINT SOFTWARE TECHNOLOGIES LTD.
BY: /S/ Eyal Desheh
Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer