The Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, Mr. Ehud Barak, authorized the recommendation of the Chief of the IDF Staff and the manager of the Ministry of Security to appoint Col. Shmuel Ben Zvi to the role of financial advisor to the Chief of Staff and Head of the Budget Department in the Ministry of Security.
Col. Ben Zvi will replace Brig.-Gen. Moti Besser who is retiring from his service in the security system.
With his appointment Col. Ben Zvi will be promoted to the rank of Brig. Gen.