Governor of the Bank of Israel Dr. Karnit Flug announced her decision to
appoint Tsuriel Tamam, CPA, as Supervisor of Credit Data Sharing. Tamam has
served since October 2015 as the manager of the business side of the project to
establish the Central Credit Register, and from now will serve as Supervisor
pursuant to the requirements in law.
Within the framework of his function as Supervisor of Credit Data
Sharing, Tamam, who will report to the Deputy Governor, will act to implement
the Credit Data Sharing Law and to build a database of credit data, to be led
by the Bank of Israel. The goal of the credit register is to reduce the
information gaps between credit providers and to increase the competition in
the retail credit segment, for the public’s benefit, while maintaining the
values of fairness and privacy. The experience that Tsuriel Tamam, CPA, brings
with him to the position is a significant contribution to the complex project
of great importance to the Israeli economy.