Israel Discount Bank of New York (IDB Bank) announced the appointment of Daniel Roberts as chief risk officer.

In his new role, Roberts will be responsible for overseeing and maintaining the bank’s capacity to identify, measure, and manage financial and operational risk. He will report to President and Chief Executive Ziv Biron.

Roberts brings more than three decades of banking experience and expertise in risk management. He joins IDB Bank from People’s United, where he has spent the last nine years as chief risk officer and chief audit executive.

Prior to joining People’s United, Daniel spent more than 25 years at Citigroup, where he held several executive positions in its risk and audit divisions.