Israel Discount Bank in New York has new CEO

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Israel Discount Bank of New York has a new CEO.

The $9.9 billion-asset bank, which operates as IDB Bank, said in a press release Friday that Ziv Biron had also become its president.

Biron previously served as chief financial officer and head of planning strategy at Discount Bank, IDB's Israeli parent company.

Earlier in his career, Biron held executive roles at Bank Hapoalim Israel, HSBC USA and HSBC Global.

Biron succeeded Uri Levin, who was promoted in July to CEO of Discount Bank.

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