Arel Learning Solutions Taps Deborah Gross to Bring Interactive Distance Learning to Government Clients

June 4, 2001

Arel Learning Solutions Inc, a fully owned subsidiary of Arel Communications and Software, Ltd, the world’s leading provider of corporate training solutions, today announcedthat Deborah Gross has joined as the Vice President of Business Development for its Public Sector Division.

She will be responsible for both sales and project management for key clients.

Gross has several years of senior management experience in the IT services industry with a particular emphasis on business development in the eBusiness and eCommerce marketplace. Most recently, she was a Principal Consultant for PricewaterhouseCoopers. At PWC she managed customized software development and deployment projects. Previously, she served as a Partner in Information Engineering Corporation, where she was responsible for all aspects of a branch targeted at eBusiness and eCommerce software development projects for the government.

For clients such as units of the Department of Defense and major defense contractors, Gross has helped to identify critical needs in government education and has then managed projects to meet those needs. “With its technology and its track record in consultative selling,” said Gross, “Arel offers exactly what private and public sector organizations need to realize the true benefits of the eLearning revolution.”

Brad Schulte, President of Arel Learning Solutions, observed that, “We have an ongoing effort to increase our capabilities and boost our sales in the public sector. Deborah brings just the experience we need. Our specialty is the use of technology to enrich the learning experience. We’re applying our considerable expertise in interactive learning to bring true collaboration to learning applications employed by government.”

About Arel Communications and Software, Ltd.

Arel Communications and Software, Ltd., Yavne, Israel and its U.S.-based subsidiaries, Arel Communications and Software, Inc. and Arel Learning Solutions Inc., ( market the IDEAL complete family of interactive distance learning and e-Training solutions. Arel IDEAL is the most advanced live and on-demand suite of e-Learning solutions available today, incorporating the latest Web technologies and many years of diligent research and development.

Arel has extensive experience in installing and supporting global IDL networks for many of the world’s largest multinational concerns in the telecommunications, financial services, automotive, retail, healthcare, manufacturing, and academic sectors. Equipped with the technology to offer unique business benefits, such as cost-effectiveness, certified results and just-in-time knowledge transfer, Arel solutions improve enterprise productivity, time-to-market, customer satisfaction and profitability.

Arel IDEALhas, Arel Spotlighthas, Arel Spotlight On-Demandhas, Arel Vision Arel Learning Manager, Arel Evaluator and Arel Campushas are trademarks of Arel Communications and Software. All other trade names are the properties of their respective owners.

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Contact Information

Arel Communications & Software Ltd.

Izhak Gross, +972-8-9420880

Arel Communications & Software Inc.

Moshe Ben-Yishai, 770/396-8105

Arel Learning Solutions Inc.

Mitchell E. Jones, 937/415-1111

Arel Communications & Software Ltd.

Ann Michael, +972-8-9420880 ext. 282

Arel Learning Solutions Inc.

Brad Schulte, +(937) 489-4084