April 6, 2021 – Global multi-asset investment platform eToro, today announces the appointment of Dr. Hedva Ber as Deputy CEO and Global Chief Operating Officer (COO). Dr. Ber will lead eToro’s operational infrastructure, corporate governance, compliance and regulatory affairs, legal, risk management, and social responsibility.
Dr. Ber has more than 25 years of experience across the banking and finance industry. Between 2015 and 2020 Dr. Ber served as Israel’s Supervisor of Banks where she actively promoted the digital transformation and the implementation of innovation and technological changes in the banking and payment sectors. Prior to that, she held several senior roles at Bank Leumi, the last being Chief Risk Officer.
From 2005 to 2008 Dr. Ber represented the State of Israel on the Board of Directors of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) in London. She received her Ph.D. in Economics from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Dr. Ber is considered to be one of Israel’s leading