Head of Investor Relations
Leading Practices for Global IR Programs
Ms. Effie Werber was born and raised in New York, where she graduated from Queens College of the City University of New York with a BA in Sociology and Economics. She obtained her MBA from Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh.
She immigrated to Israel in October 1981 and joined Bank Hapoalim in February 1982, where she entered the Bank's prestigious Management Training Program. She served in various capacities within the branch network in Tel Aviv.
In 1986 Effie joined the International Financial Institutions Department at Head Office, which maintains the Bank's correspondent relations with banks worldwide. Initially she served as a Regional Manager and eventually became the Deputy Department Manager, supervising of team of regional managers.
In January 2001, Effie moved on to the Finance Division of the Bank and among other projects, was instrumental in establishing and developing the Investor Relations Department for Bank Hapoalim.
She was appointed as Head of Investor Relations in August 2009.
Effie is also a founding member of the Israeli IR Forum which enables members to exchange professional insights and experiences and thereby enhance the IR profession in Israel.
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