Bank of Israel Governor Prof. Amir Yaron today announced his decision to appoint Limor Goldstein to the position of Director of the Bank of Israel Currency Department and member of the Bank of Israel management.  The Currency Department’s role is to issue, regulate, and direct the currency system and to ensure the proper supply of cash to the economy.  Ms. Goldstein will take up the position on August 1, 2022.


The Governor made the decision after interviewing a number of candidates that were proposed for his review by a search committee led by Bank of Israel Director General Shulamit Geri.

.  She has served as Deputy CEO and member of management, and has served more than a decade as Chief Risk manager at a number of financial institutions, most recently the Psagot Investment House.  Ms. Goldstein holds a Bachelor’s degree in Life Sciences, a Master’s degree in Biochemistry with research in the field of cancer, and a Master’s degree in Business Management with specialization in finance from Bar-Ilan University.  She lives in Tel Aviv and has two children.

Bank of Israel Governor Prof. Amir Yaron said, “Limor Goldstein brings significant administrative experience to the job, as well as knowledge of large organizations and regulatory systems.  I am convinced that her rich experience and broad knowledge in management and leading significant projects will move the Currency Department and the Bank of Israel forward.  I welcome her appointment and thank all of the worthy candidates who applied for the position.  I would also like to thank the Bank of Israel’s Director General, Shulamit Geri, for managing the Department in parallel with her own position.”


Incoming Currency Department Director Limor Goldstein said, “I am happy and excited by this appointment.  I would like to thank the Governor, Prof. Amir Yaron, for choosing me for the position, and for the trust he has placed in me.  I am certain that together with the excellent staff of the Department, we will make significant achievements.”

A picture of Limor Goldstein is attached.  Credit: Bank of Israel Spokesperson’s Office.​