Board of Directors

Yair Seroussi

Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Bank as of August 1, 2009.
Serves as a director of the Bank as of June 4, 2009.
B.A., Economics and Political Science, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Chairman of the Administrative Committee of the Poalim for the Community Foundation and of the Peretz Naftali Fund.
Member of the Board of Trustees of the Hebrew University.
Member of the Board of Directors of the following companies: DSP Group Ltd., Amdeal Y.S. Ltd., and Amdeal Holdings (1999) Ltd.

Mali Baron

Serves as an external director of the Bank under Proper Conduct of Banking Business Directive 301 of the Bank of Israel as of September 10, 2007.
B.A. in Economics and Developing Nations, Tel Aviv University; M.B.A. (Specialized in Finance), Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Member of the Board of Directors of Maliba Ltd.
Member of the Investment Committee of Tel Aviv University.

Amnon Dick

Serves as an external director of the Bank under Proper Conduct of Banking Business Directive 301 of the Bank of Israel as of March 24, 2010.
B.A. in Economics, Tel Aviv University; M.B.A., Tel Aviv University.
Businessman, partner in communications companies, consultant and director.
CEO of Adsensory Ltd.                                                                                                        

Member of the Board of Directors of the following companies: Non Stop Radio Ltd., The Northern Radio Holdings Ltd., Radio Eco 99 Ltd., and Habima National Theatre Ltd. (Public Benefit Company), President of the Association of Friends of Tel Aviv University.

Irit Izakson

Member of the Board of Directors of the Bank as of December 27, 1999. B.A. in Economics, Tel Aviv University; MSc. in Operational Research, School of Business Administration, Tel Aviv University.

Director at the following companies: Arison Holdings (1998) Ltd., Arison Investments Ltd., and Shikun and Binui Ltd.

Member of the Executive Board of the Association of Public Companies; member of the Board of Trustees of Ben-Gurion University.

Moshe Koren

Member of the Board of Directors of the Bank as of August 3, 1992. B.A. in Economics and Statistics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem; graduate of courses on financial statement analysis.

Banking and financial consultant. In the past, served as a director at the following companies: Psagot Investment House Ltd., and Psagot Securities Ltd.

Yacov Peer

Serves as an external director of the Bank under Proper Conduct of Banking Business Directive 301 of the Bank of Israel as of October 6, 2010.
B.A. in Economics, Ben-Gurion University; M.B.A., Industrial Engineering and Management, Ben-Gurion University.
Financial and management consultant for small businesses.

Efrat Peled

Member of the Board of Directors of the Bank as of January 24, 2007.
B.A. in Economics and Accounting, Tel Aviv University; M.B.A., EMBA Kellogg Recanati International Program, Tel Aviv University; Certificate in Land Assessment, Tel Aviv University.
Serves as Chairperson of the Board of Directors and CEO of the following companies: Arison Holdings (1998) Ltd., Arison Investments Ltd., Arison Sustainability Ltd., Arzaf Ltd., Arzaf B (97) Ltd., and and Arzaf C Ltd. As of September 2004, serves as CEO of SAFO LLC.
Serves as a director at the following companies: Shikun & Binui Ltd., Salt of the Earth Ltd., Av-Ar Capital Investments 1997 Ltd., Arshav Holdings Ltd., Arison Investments USA LLC, Miya S.a.r.L, Miya Luxembourg S.a.r.L., and 4 Integrity Group LLC.
Member of the Board of Directors and the Investment Committee of the Weizmann Institute of Science.

Nehama Ronen

Member of the Board of Directors of the Bank as of February 3, 2010
B.A. in Education and History, Tel Aviv University and Beit Berl; M.A. in Public Administration, Haifa University.
Chairperson of the Board of Directors of the following companies: Maman Cargo Terminals Ltd., and Recycling Corporation (ELA).

Member of the Board of Directors of Shachal Telemedicine Ltd. (external director).

Member of the Board of Trustees of the Academic College of Tel Aviv.

Dafna Schwartz

Serves as an external director of the Bank (as defined in Section 240 of the Companies Law) as of April 6, 2012.
B.A. in Economics, Tel Aviv University; M.A. in Agricultural Economics and Administration, Hebrew University of Jerusalem ; Ph.D. in Economics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Professor and Member of Staff, Department of Business Administration, Faculty of Management, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev; Head of High-Tech Entrepreneurship and Management course of study, Department of Business Administration (MBA program) and Head of Bengis Center for Entrepreneurship and High-Tech Management, Faculty of Management, Ben Gurion University.
Economic and Business Consultant in Israel and Abroad.
Member of the expert group on: "Policy relevant research on entrepreneurship and SME's" (EU), European Commission, Enterprise and Industry, Director General.                                       

Serves as an external director on the Board of Directors at the following companies: Teva Pharmaceutical Industries and Strauss Group Ltd. .
Member of the National Council for Research & Development; member of the General Assembly of the Achva Academic College of Education (non-profit).

Ido Stern

Member of the Board of Directors of the Bank as of September 24, 2012.
L.L.B., Hebrew University of Jerusalem; Program for Leadership Development (PLD), School of Business Administration, Harvard University, Boston.
Deputy General Manager and legal counsel at Arison Holdings (1998) Ltd. and at Arison Investments Ltd., Arison Sustainability Ltd., Arzaf Ltd., Arzaf B (97) Ltd.
Member of the Boards of Directors of the following companies: Shikun and Binui Ltd. and Salt of the Earth Ltd.

Yair Tauman

Serves as an external director of the Bank under Proper Conduct of Banking Business Directive 301 of the Bank of Israel as of December 1, 2011.
B.Sc. in Mathematics and Statistics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem; M.Sc. in Mathematics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem; Ph.D. in Mathematics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Academic Director, Zell entrepreneurship program, the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya (IDC).
Professor, the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya and the State University of New York at Stony Brook.
Director, The Center for Game Theory in the Department of Economics, State University of New York at Stony Brook. Dean, Edelson School for Entrepreneurship at the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya.  
Member of the Board of Directors of the following companies: Radware, ADVFN (London), Bidorbuy, Expobee (Chairman), Digiblock, Bizzabo Ltd., A.T. Kerem in Har Hanegev Ltd., and Lemon Grass Global Ltd.; director at Acting Studio – Theater Arts Promotion Foundation (non-profit).

Imri Tov

Serves as an external director of the Bank (as defined in Section 240 of the Companies Law) as of February 5, 2009.
B.A. in Economics and Political Science, Hebrew University of Jerusalem; M.A. in Economics and Business Administration, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Director of companies; business consultant; consultant and researcher in defense economics.
Member of the Board of Directors of the following companies: MTA Holdings Ltd., IC Green Energy (ICG) Ltd., Amanet Management and Systems Ltd. (external director), and Plasan Sasa Ltd.                                                                                                                                        Member of the Paratrooper Veterans of the Liberation of Jerusalem and Crossing of the Canal Foundation (Registered Non-Profit Association), the Paratrooper Heritage Foundation, and the Executive Board of HaGesher Theater.

Meir Wietchner

Member of the Board of Directors of the Bank as of November 24, 2009.
B.A. in Political Science and Computer Science, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan; M.B.A., Northwestern University, Chicago.
Head of Global Strategy for the Arison Group and Chairman of the Miya Group.
Member of the Board of Directors of the following companies: Miya S.a.r.L., Miya Bahamas Ltd., Miya Water Holdings Ltd., Dorot Management Ltd., Control Valves Ltd., Miya Water (Proprietary) SA, Miya Water Mexico, V.DEC S.A., Miya NL Holdings BV, Miya NL Projects BV, Miya Manila Water Projects Inc., Miya Water Projects Ltd., WRP Consulting Engineers (Proprietary) Ltd., Miya Lux Holdings S.a.r.L., Swiss IP Branch, Miya Australia Holdings PTY Ltd., 4Water Supplies (Pty) Ltd.,  Romiya (subsidiary of Miya Water S.R.L.), D.O.O. Miya Columbia S.A.S., Miya Puerto Rico LLC., Miya Voda.

Yosef Yarom

Serves as an external director of the Bank under Proper Conduct of Banking Business Directive 301 of the Bank of Israel as of March 21, 2011.
M.A. in Law and Social Sciences, National University of Cordoba, Argentina.
Licensed to practice law in Israel.                                                                                        

Lecturer on auditing in the Business Sector at Haifa University
Member of the Board of Directors of the ORT Hermelin Netanya Academic College of Engineering and Technology Ltd.

Nir Zichlinskey

Member of the Board of Directors of the Bank as of September 10, 2007.
B.A. in Business Administration (Specialized in Accounting and Finance), Management College, Rishon Lezion; M.B.A. (Specialized in Finance), Ben Gurion University; CPA.
Owner of the SRI Global Group, a business group in Israel leading the area of investments based on the SRI (Socially Responsible Investment) model. CEO of the following companies: Socially Responsible Investments (SRI) Ltd., and Zichlinskey Ltd.
Chairman of the Board of Directors of the following companies: S.R.I. Global Finance Group, S.R.I. Master.
Member of the Board of Directors at the following companies: Shikun & Binui Ltd., Shikun & Binui - SBI Infrastructures Ltd., Shikun & Binui Real Estate Ventures Ltd., Shikun & Binui Renewable Energy Ltd., Shikun & Binui Solel Boneh Construction and Infrastructure Ltd., Shikun & Binui - Solel Boneh - Infrastructures Ltd., Shikun & Binui Water Ltd., Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) Consulting Ltd., Migdalor Investments (SRI) 2009 Ltd., Jerusalem Technology Investments (JTI) Ltd., Paz Training Ltd., and Central Company for Social Finance Services (SRI) Ltd.

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