The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation has appointed Andrew Gordon, executive vice president, as head of broker-dealer and alternative investment services for Asia, effective January 1, 2008. Based in Hong Kong, Gordon will report to Art Certosimo, executive vice president and global head of broker-dealer and alternative investment services, who is based in New York. Gordon’s focus will be to develop and grow the broker-dealer services businesses in the region as well as expand The Bank of New York Mellon’s alternative investment fund administration capabilities in Asia.
Gordon has 17 years global securities services experience and has been based in Asia since 1994 in a variety of roles, all of which included significant securities processing content. A former head of international securities lending, Gordon was involved in the formation of the London securities lending desk in the early 1990′s, and in March 1994 relocated to Hong Kong where he established the Hong Kong securities lending desk and associated client relationship and management functions. In addition to his securities lending experience, Gordon has held a variety of positions within the credit, securities industry and international banking groups of The Bank of New York Mellon based in London, New York, Tokyo and Hong Kong since joining the company in 1985. -PR Newswire