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Partner Communications Announces the Appointment of Ms. Osnat Ronen as the Chairman of the Board of Directors

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Partner Communications Company Ltd. (“Partner” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ and TASE: PTNR), a leading Israeli communications operator, announces that the Company’s Board of Directors resolved to appoint Ms. Osnat Ronen to serve as the Chairman of the Board of Directors. Ms. Osnat Ronen will replace Mr. Adam Chesnoff who gave notice at the beginning of the week of his resignation from his position as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company.

Ms. Osnat Ronen noted: “On behalf of Partner, I would like to thank the outgoing Chairman of the Board of Directors, Mr. Adam Chesnoff, for his great contribution to the success of the Company. After a decade in which I have served as a director at Partner, I would like to thank the Board of Directors for the trust they have placed in me with the nomination for the position of Chairman of the Company.

Partner is currently in an excellent position due to proper preparation and building a strategy that is suited to the current telecommunications market. Partner has an excellent management team and I am confident that the Company, together with its management, led by the CEO, Mr. Itzik Benbenisti, its employees and together with the Board of Directors, will continue to lead the Company to achievements. ”

Ms. Osnat Ronen has been a director in the Company since December 2009 and was nominated by the Israeli founding shareholders. Ms. Osnat Ronen serves on the Board of Directors of several companies, including Fox-Wizel Ltd. and Discount Capital Underwriters and was one of the founders of Wecheck Ltd. In the past, she served on the Board of Directors of multiple companies, including, Mizrahi-Tefahot Bank Ltd. where she served as the head of the Audit and Finance Committee. In addition, Ms. Osnat Ronen was a General Partner of Viola PE. Ms. Ronen also served in various senior positions in the Leumi Le Israel BM group, including as the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Leumi Partners Ltd.

About Partner Communications

Partner Communications Company Ltd. (“Partner”) is a leading Israeli provider of telecommunications services (cellular, fixed-line telephony, internet and television services). Partner’s ADSs are quoted on the NASDAQ Global Select Market™ and its shares are traded on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (NASDAQ and TASE: PTNR).

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