Gelman has 30 plus years of experience in software field
Amdocs has said that Dov Baharav, president and CEO of Amdocs Management, will retire in the first quarter of calendar 2011 and be replaced by Eli Gelman, a current director of Amdocs and its former executive vice president and chief operating officer.
Baharav will also resign as a director of the company upon his retirement.
Amdocs chairman of the board Bruce Anderson said that Gelman was well positioned to lead Amdocs in the future.
"Eli’s experience and knowledge of the company and our industry will be critical assets for Amdocs in the years ahead," Anderson said.
Gelman has more than 30 years of experience in the software industry, including more than 20 years with Amdocs.
During his tenure at Amdocs, Gelman served as executive vice president from 2002 until 2007 and as Amdocs’ chief operating officer from October 2006 until April 2008.
In addition to his service on the Amdocs board of directors, including active participation on its technology committee, Gelman has served as chairman of the board of Retalix, since January 2010.