Iris Avner


Iris Avner served as an external director until November 2016, and has served as a director thereafter. Ms. Avner has served as a member of the Compensation Committee and Audit Committee since June 2016. Ms. Avner is classified by the Board of Directors as an audit committee financial expert under applicable SEC rules. Ms. Avner serves as Chief Executive Officer of Nika Holdings, Ltd. From 2008 to 2015, Ms. Avner served as Managing Partner of Mustang Mezzanine Fund, L.P. and served on Mustang’s board of directors from 2014 until 2015. From 1996 until 2008, she served as Chief Executive Officer of Mizrahi Tefahot Capital Markets Ltd. and from 1996 until 2005, served as Senior Credit Officer & Deputy CEO of Mizrahi Tefahot Bank. In addition, from 1997 until 2002, she served as Assistant Professor and external lecturer in the Executive MBA Program in Tel Aviv University. From 1988 until 1996, Ms. Avner held various positions at Israeli Discount Bank including Senior Credit Officer and Senior Economist. Since March 2018, Ms. Avner serves as a member of the board of directors of Discount Bank. She previously served on several boards and board committees in Israel and abroad, both as director and chairperson. 

Ms. Avner holds a B.A. in accounting and economics from Hebrew University and an MBA from Tel-Aviv University.