Board of Management

Zion Kenan

Zion Kenan

President and Chief Executive Officer
Zion Kenan was named President and CEO in August 2009. Mr. Kenan has been with Bank Hapoalim since 1979 and joined the Board of Management in 2001. Before his appointment, he was Deputy CEO and Head of Corporate Banking (2007-2009); Head of Retail Banking (2003-2007), and Head of Human Resources and Logistics (2001-2003). Prior to that, Mr. Kenan fulfilled many senior executive positions in the Retail and Human Resources and Logistics Areas including Southern Regional Manager (1998-2000).
Mr Kenan has a BA from the Open University and a Master's degree from Tel Aviv University, both in Social Sciences.
Ari Pinto

Ari Pinto

Deputy CEO
Mr. Pinto has been with Bank Hapoalim since 1980 and was appointed to his current position in February 2016. He serves on the Board of Management since 2009, initially as Head of Corporate Strategy and served as Head of Retail Banking from 2013 - 2015.
Prior to joining the Board, he served in a variety of senior positions in the Bank, mainly in Retail Banking and Human Resources & Logistics.
Mr. Pinto has a BA in Business Administration from New England College in New Hampshire and a Master's degree in Public Administration from Clark University in Boston.
Yadin Antebi

Yadin Antebi

Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Antebi joined Bank Hapoalim in July 2013 upon his appointment to the Board of Management as CFO of the Bank.
Before joining the Bank, he served as CEO at DS Investment House (2011-2012) and as Commissioner of Capital Markets, Insurance & Savings at the Ministry of Finance (2005-2009).
Mr. Antebi is a Certified Accountant and has a BA in Economics and Accounting and a Master's degree in Business and Management from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Eti Ben-Zeev

Eti Ben-Zeev

Head of Information Technology – CIO
Mrs. Ben-Zeev joined Bank Hapoalim in 2010 and was appointed to the Board of Management in February 2016. Before joining the Board, she served as Application Development Division Manager (2014-2015) and IT Infrastructure & CTO Division Manager (2010-2014).
Prior to joining the Bank, she retired as Lieutenant Colonel from an elite R&D unit of the Israeli Intelligence Corps, following 21 years of service, where she led a variety of large scale, complex organizations and projects.
Mrs. Ben-Zeev holds a BSc degree in Mathematics & Computer Science and an MBA degree from Tel-Aviv University.
Tzahi Cohen

Tzahi Cohen

Chief Risk Officer
Mr. Cohen joined Bank Hapoalim in 1994 and was appointed to the Board of Management in July 2012. Before his current appointment, he fulfilled several senior positions including Head of Credit Analysis and Project Finance in the Corporate Banking Division.
Mr. Cohen has a B.Sc. in Aeronautical Engineering from the Technion in Haifa and a Master's degree in Business Administration from Tel Aviv University.
Zeev Hayo

Zeev Hayo

Chief Internal Auditor
Mr. Hayo has been with Bank Hapoalim since 1990 and was appointed to the Board of Management in July 2014 as Chief Internal Auditor, Head of Internal Audit in Israel and Abroad. Prior to joining the Board, he served as Financial Market Operational Services Division Manager (2012-2014) and Financial Asset Manager Services Division Manager (2006-2012).
Mr. Hayo has a BA in Accounting and Economics from Tel Aviv University.
Avraham Kochva

Avraham Kochva

Head of Innovation
Mr. Kochva joined Bank Hapoalim in 2011 and was appointed to the Board of Management in August 2014. He served as Head of Information Technology until his current appointment in February 2016.
Before joining the Board, he served as Development Division Manager in the IT Area (2011-2014). Prior to joining the Bank, he served in a variety of executive positions in the IDF and in the business industry.
Mr. Kochva has a BA in Political Science and Economics from Bar-Ilan University and a Master's degree in Business Administration from University of Derby in England.
Dan Koller

Dan Koller

Head of Financial Markets and International Banking
Mr. Koller joined Bank Hapoalim in 1999 and was appointed to the Board of Management in 2008. He was appointed Head of Financial Markets in December 2013 and as of February 2016 his responsibilities also include International Banking, Prior to his current position, Mr. Koller served as Chief Risk Officer (2008-2012) and Head of International Banking (2012-2013). Before joining the Board, he served as ALM Division Manager (2003-2007).
Mr. Koller has a BA and a Master's degree in Economics and Business Administration from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Ofer Levy

Ofer Levy

Chief Accountant
Mr. Levy joined Bank Hapoalim in 1981 and was appointed to the Board of Management in 2006. Prior to that, he served as Manager of the Comptrolling Division for ten years.
Mr. Levy is a Certified Public Accountant and has a BA in Accounting and Economics from Tel Aviv University.
Ilan Mazur

Ilan Mazur

Chief Legal Advisor
Mr. Mazur joined Bank Hapoalim in 1981 and was appointed to his current position in 2003. From 1995-2003 he served as General Counsel to the Corporate Area. Prior to that, he was General Counsel for the International Activity. Before joining the Bank, he worked in private law firms.
Mr Mazur has a degree in Law from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He is a member of the Israeli Bar Association.
Jacob Orbach

Jacob Orbach

Head of Corporate Banking
Mr. Orbach joined Bank Hapoalim in 1980 and was appointed to the Board of Management in 2010 as Chief Internal Auditor, Head of Internal Audit in Israel and Abroad. He assumed his current position in July 2014. Prior to joining the Board, he served as Corporate Banking Division Manager (2006-2009) and Commercial Banking Division Manager (2002-2006).
Mr. Orbach has a BA in Economics from Tel Aviv University.
Ronen Stein

Ronen Stein

Head of Retail Banking
Mr. Stein joined Bank Hapoalim in 1994 and was appointed to the Board of Management in February 2016 as Head of Retail Banking. Prior to joining the Board, he served as CEO of Isracard Group Ltd., Bank Hapoalim's credit card subsidiary (2015) and as Retail Banking Division Manager (2010-2015).
Mr. Stein has a BA in Economics from Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a law degree (LL.B) from the Interdisciplinary Center of Herzliya and is a member of the Israeli Bar Association.
Efrat Yavetz

Efrat Yavetz

Head of Customer and Stakeholder Relations
Ms. Yavetz has been with Bank Hapoalim since 1988 and was appointed to the Board of Management as Head of Human Capital, Advising and Resources in 2009. She was appointed to her current position in February 2016. In the past, she served as Securities and Financial Assets Division Manager (2006-2009), and as Retail Sales Management Department Manager (2004-2006).
Ms. Yavetz has a BA in Biochemistry from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a Master's degree in Business Administration from Tel Aviv University.
Erez Yosef

Erez Yosef

Head of Strategy, Resources and Operations - COO

Mr. Yosef has been with Bank Hapoalim since 1989 and was appointed to the Board of Management on July, 1 2016. Before joining the Board, he served as Strategy and Organizational PMO Division Manager (2016), Financial and Management Information Division Manager (2012-2015) and as Manager of Strategy, Marketing and Service in the Retail Division. Prior to that, he served in a variety of senior positions mainly in Retail Banking and Mortgages.

Mr. Yosef has a BA in Management and Economics and a Master's degree in Business Administration from the Open University.

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