Prof. Yair Orgler

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Short Biography

Between 1996 and 2006, Prof. Orgler held the position of Chairman of the Board of the Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange. Presently he is a member of the BOD of several companies, including ICL-Israel Chemicals, Gazit-Globe, Itamar Medical and Ceragon Networks. Between 2001 and 2004 he was President of IOMA (International Option Markets Association). Other public positions held in recent years: Founder and Chairman of “Maalot”, Israel’s first securities rating company; Chairman of the Wage Committee of the Association of University Heads in Israel; Chairman of the Executive Council of the Academic College of Tel-Aviv Yaffo and member of the Board of the United States-Israel Educational Foundation (USIEF).

Previous academic positions: Vice Rector of Tel-Aviv University and before that Dean of the Leon Recanati Graduate School of Business Administration. For over 20 years he was the incumbent of the Goldreich Chair in International Banking, at Tel-Aviv University and served frequently as Visiting Professor of Finance at the Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University.

Professor Orgler published 11 books and monographs on finance and banking, and over 40 academic and professional articles. He is a member of the editorial boards of two Israeli Journals: Issues in Banking and the Quarterly Banking Review and was associate editor of the Multinational Finance Journal.


Fields of interest

Corporate Governance, Financial Institutions Management

Selected publications

Cash Management: Methods and Models, Wadsworth Publishing Company Inc., 1970; translated into Spanish (1973), Japanese (1973) and Portuguese (1974).


“Implications of Corporate Capital Structure Theory for Banking Institutions “, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, May 1983, (with Robert Taggart).


“The Value of Invoice Currency Choice in a Volatile Exchange Rate Environment”, Multinational Finance Journal, March 1999, (with Pekka Ahtiala) – Winner of the Best Paper Award of 1999.

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