Israel’s government at its weekly meeting today confirmed the appointment of Andrew Abir as Deputy Governor of the Bank of Israel. Abir will begin his term today, February 9, 2020. Within the framework of his position as Deputy Governor, he will continue to serve as a member of the Bank of Israel’s Monetary Committee and Supervisory Council.


Governor of the Bank of Israel Prof. Amir Yaron said, “I thank the Prime Minister and the ministers for accepting my recommendation to appoint Andrew Abir as Deputy Governor, and the members of the Advisory Committee for the Appointment of Senior Officials who examined the validity of the appointment and authorized it. I wish Andrew much success in his position and am confident he will succeed.”