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Ira Friedman

Ira Friedman

Ira has unique experience of over 20 years of management experience in capital markets, banking and finance.
Prior to joining SFI in 2015, Ira served as CEO of Ofek, an initiative to establish the first cooperative bank in Israel.
Prior to the establishment of Ofek, Ira founded Tamir Fishman Gemel and Advanced Studies Ltd., later serving as CEO of Tamir Fishman Investments, managing NIS 15B in assets.
Prior to joining the Tamir Fishman Group, Ira was Head of Investment and Financial Consulting at Bank Leumi's
Commercial Banking Division, and was a manager at Batucha Investments.
Ira has a B.A. and M.A. in Economics and Business Administration from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and is ISA licensed.