The Governor of the Bank of Israel announced her decision to appoint Dr. Eyal Rozen as Director of the Information and Statistics Department at the Bank of Israel and as a member of the Bank’s management. Eyal will take up his position on November 1, 2015. A search committee was led by the Deputy Governor of the Bank of Israel, Dr. Nadine Baudot-Trajtenberg, and included Ms. Pnina Keren, Director of the Human Resources and Administration Department, Dr. Akiva Offenbacher, Head of the Monetary Division in the Research Department, and Mr. Nachum Lev, former head of the MIS division at Bank Hapoalim. The committee recommended the appointment of Dr. Rozen, who will replace Mr. Tsahi Frankovits who stepped down from the position.

Dr. Rozen has a B.Sc. degree in Industrial and Management Engineering from the Technion–Israel Institute of Technology, and earned an MBA in Information Technology and a Ph.D. in Technology Management–Operations Research from Tel Aviv University. He has served as a senior lecturer at Netanya Academic College and has more than 20 years of teaching experience in the fields of operations management and project and information systems management, at Tel Aviv University, Bar-Ilan University, and Netanya Academic College.​

Bank of Israel Governor Dr. Karnit Flug said, “I am happy that Dr. Eyal Rozen has joined the Bank of Israel’s management, and am sure that his wealth of experience and extensive knowledge in information systems management will be available to the Bank of Israel and will help us to expand and advance the important outputs of the Bank’s Information and Statistics Department. I thank the members of the search committee for their work, and wish Eyal great success in his important role.”​