Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Finance Minister Yair Lapid have decided to appoint Professor Leo Leiderman as the new governor of the Bank of Israel.
Leiderman has a PhD in economics from the University of Chicago, and is currently a professor of economics at Tel Aviv University.
Leiderman used to work in the Bank of Israel as the head of the research department.
He made Aliyah from Argentina at age 17.Jewish Press News Briefs
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