NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bank Leumi USA today announced that it has named Carl Nelor its new Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). In this role, Nelor heads the bank’s Information Security Team and is responsible for leading the execution and ongoing development of its Information and Cyber Security programs. He reports to Martin Droney, EVP and Chief Information Officer, and is based in New York.
Nelor joins Bank Leumi USA after a decade at Société Générale, where he most recently served as Chief Information Security Officer for the Americas region. He has extensive experience in information and IT risk reduction, fraud prevention, data and reputation protection, management consulting and profit center management. Over the course of his career, he has designed and implemented more than 20 cyber security projects and programs across 100+ global systems in order to strengthen the cyber resiliency of the respective firms.
“Carl is an experienced leader who has built agile, risk-oriented and business-focused cyber security systems from the ground up,” said Droney. “Well versed in both the regulatory environment and the rapidly evolving information security space, he is a key asset in protecting our business and our clients.”
Nelor holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics, a Master of Science degree in Management and a Master of Arts degree in Sales Strategy and Negotiation from the University of Paris. He also received a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance from Fordham University and completed the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Advanced Management Program.
Bank Leumi USA (Leumi) is a full-service commercial and private banking institution providing financial services to middle market firms, as well as a full range of private banking solutions to domestic and international clients. Leumi also offers a broad range of securities and insurance products through its brokerage subsidiary, Leumi Investment Services Inc. More information about Leumi is available at www.leumiusa.com.