Mr. Biran serves as External Director on the board of Israel Discount Bank since October 29, 2008 (Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and Member of the Audit Committee, Credit Committee, Computer Committee, Risk Management Committee and Coordination Committee). He also serves as the Chairman of Centrition Ltd., and Chairman of the Management Committee, Kinneret College on the Sea of Galilee (R.A)
Mr. Ilan Biran has served as the Chairman of the Board of Rafael – Advanced Defense Systems Ltd for 6 years. He is also the former CEO of Bezeq – The Israel Communications Company Ltd. and Chairman of the Board of YES Cable Television, he also served as Chairman of the Board of Oil Refineries Ltd. The former General Director of the Ministry of Defense, he served in the Israel Defense Forces for 32 years in various staff and command positions, including Commanding General, Central Command, Head of the Technology and Logistics Branch, and Head of the Operations Division at the General Staff. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Institute for Policy and Strategy at the Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya. A graduate of both the Bar Ilan University and the US Marine Corps School of Advanced War Fighting, he holds a degree as a Research Fellow in Strategies and Political Economics from Georgetown University.