Monday, November 29, 2010

The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation Appoints Thom Fisher and Malcolm Podmore

The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation has appointed Thom Fisher as country executive for Japan He has also been appointed general manager of the Tokyo Branch.

Fisher will report to Christopher Sturdy, chairman of Asia Pacific. He will be based at the company’s regional Asia-Pacific headquarters in Hong Kong.

The company also announced that Malcolm Podmore, who has been serving as general manager, will assume the role of head of global operations for Japan, in addition to the role of deputy general manager. -RTTNews


Friday, October 29, 2010

The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation Announces New Appointments

The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation has appointed Fred DiCocco as senior product manager for funds transfer and Agatha Tung-Gerke as senior product manager for trade finance. Mr. DiCocco has over 20 years banking experience and joined BNY Mellon in 1998. He has supported the Asia-Pacific region for 12 years and since relocating to Hong Kong in 2006, he has held a number of senior sales roles in relation to trade and payments. Prior to joining BNY Mellon, Ms. Tung-Gerke held a variety of senior trade finance product management positions in Asia-Pacific with HSBC, Standard Chartered Bank, and Citibank. She also served as part of the Bank of Montreal’s global trade services investment banking group. -Datamonitor NewsWire


Monday, October 25, 2010

The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation Appoints Dino Sani Jr.

The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation announced the appointment of Dino Sani Jr. as managing director and head of treasury services for Latin America.

Sani brings more than 28 years of global trade, international cash management and banking services experience to his new position. Most recently responsible for the development of a US-focused initiative for Banco do Brasil, he previously served as general manager of the New York branch of Banco Itau, where he was responsible for the planning and implementation of a trade strategy for business development in Latin America.


Monday, September 27, 2010

The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation Appoints James Palermo

The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation announced that vice chairman James Palermo will assume new responsibilities as newly appointed CEO of global client management. He will also oversee global markets, liquidity services and corporate marketing.

Palermo was previously co-CEO of asset servicing with Timothy Keaney.


Thursday, September 2, 2010

The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation Appoints John Vinci and Andrew Demko

The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation has appointed John Vinci as the head of its global product management and strategy and Andrew Demko as business manager for Europe, Middle East and Africa, both newly-created senior management positions in the broker-dealer services business.

In his new role, Vinci will oversee the development of product management and strategy for BNY Mellon broker-dealer services, focused on tri-party, derivatives and exchange collateral management, and clearance product sets.

Demko, who will relocate to London, will serve as the senior business manager for the EMEA region while continuing in his current role as head of global sales. He joined BNY Mellon in 1985, and was most recently head of global sales for BNY Mellon broker-dealer services.


Wednesday, July 28, 2010

The Bank of New York Mellon Appoints Mitchell Harris

The Bank of New York Mellon announced that Mitchell Harris has been appointed as sole interim head of the company’s asset management business.

Harris also continues in his role as chairman of the fixed income, cash and currency group of BNY Mellon Asset Management, where he oversees businesses with large assets under management including Pareto, Standish Mellon Asset Management, Alcentra and BNY Mellon Cash Investment Strategies.

Harris’ prior roles include chief executive officer of both Standish and Pareto Partners, where he continues to be chairman. -PR Newswire


Tuesday, June 29, 2010

BNY Mellon Appoints James Slater and Larry Chen

BNY Mellon Asset Servicing has appointed James Slater to the newly created role of managing director and chief operating officer for global securities lending (Mellon Global Securities Lending).

Slater will report to Kathy Rulong, executive director of global securities lending, and will provide strategic direction for core securities lending functions, including securities trading and product development. He will be based in Pittsburgh and also work out of offices in New York, London and Hong Kong.

Slater has 20 years of experience in the financial services industry and was most recently senior vice president at CIBC Mellon, a joint venture between CIBC and BNY Mellon, where he was responsible for its global securities lending, treasury and cash management operations. He was also a member of the company’s executive management committee. He has been with CIBC Mellon since its inception in 1996 and was a key contributor to the formation of the joint venture.

Slater will continue to provide strategic direction to CIBC Mellon’s securities lending program.

The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation announced that Larry Chen, previously chief representative of the Beijing Representative Office assumes the role of general manager of the newly formed Beijing branch.

Chen will oversee banking services to BNY Mellon’s institutional clients in China and seek to broaden its range of local and global capabilities and offerings. -PR Newswire


Monday, May 17, 2010

The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation Appoints Nisha Pereira

The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation appointed Nisha Pereira as vice president and senior relationship manager in India.

Pereira will be responsible for supporting the continued growth of the company’s treasury services business throughout the Indian sub-continent focusing on cash management and trade finance.

Pereira will report to Aneish Kumar, head of treasury services for the Indian sub-continent.


Thursday, May 6, 2010

The Bank of New York Mellon Appoints Christopher Kearns and Gregory Roath

The Bank of New York Mellon has appointed Christopher Kearns as global product manager for its depositary receipts business.

Kearns will be responsible for global business strategy and product development. He will continue to report to Michael Cole-Fontayn, chief executive officer of BNY Mellon depositary receipts, and has relocated from Hong Kong to New York for the new assignment.

Kearns has more than 20 years experience in the banking industry. He joined BNY Mellon in London in 1989 in the company’s international private banking division and moved to the depositary receipts division in 1991. In 2003 he moved to Hong Kong to lead sales and marketing for depositary receipts in Asia and was named business head for the region in 2008.

The Bank of New York Mellon has also appointed Gregory Roath as head of BNY Mellon’s DR business in Asia-Pacific, replacing Kearns.

Based in Hong Kong, Roath previously headed BNY Mellon’s DR division in North Asia, where he was responsible for relationship management and new business development. He first joined BNY Mellon in New York in 1999 and before relocating to Hong Kong spent seven years in London overseeing business development and relationships in Central Europe, Russia, Ukraine and Kazakhstan. Prior to BNY Mellon, he worked for the U.S. Agency for International Development in Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina. -PR Newswire


Friday, April 16, 2010

The Bank of New York Mellon Appoints Jane Sherburne

The Bank of New York Mellon announced that Jane Sherburne will be joining the company on May 3, 2010 as senior executive vice president and general counsel, replacing Carl Krasik. She will report to chairman and CEO Robert P. Kelly and will also be a member of BNY Mellon’s executive committee.

Sherburne served as a partner at the Washington, D.C., law firm of Wilmer Cutler & Pickering, where her litigation practice included crisis management, congressional investigations and complex civil litigation. She also served as special counsel to President Bill Clinton, where her team responded to White House ethics investigations. She later moved to Citigroup, serving first as deputy general counsel, overseeing Citi’s global litigation division and providing corporate-level legal support, and then as general counsel for Citigroup’s global Consumer Group. In mid-2008, she left Citi to serve as Wachovia Corporation’s general counsel, where she oversaw legal issues related to the financial crisis. Since 2009, she has conducted her own legal practice, specializing in crisis advising and congressional investigations.


Wednesday, April 14, 2010

The Bank of New York Mellon Appoints Scott Freidenrich

The Bank of New York Mellon announced the appointment of Scott Freidenrich as executive vice president and treasurer.

Freidenrich will report to Thomas P. Gibbons, the company’s chief financial officer, and be responsible for leading and developing the company’s treasury group.

Freidenrich replaces Jeff Landau, who was recently named the head of the cash investment strategies group at BNY Mellon.

Freidenrich joins BNY Mellon from Citigroup where he is currently head of U.S. institutional sales for prime finance. -PR Newswire


Tuesday, April 13, 2010

The Bank of New York Mellon Appoints James Malgieri and Roderic Prat

The Bank of New York Mellon has appointed James Malgieri as chief executive officer of broker-dealer services. He will report to Art Certosimo, senior executive vice president and head of broker-dealer and alternative investment services at BNY Mellon.

Malgieri, who joined BNY Mellon in 2002, was most recently executive vice president and head of product management for collateral management services, where he was responsible for strategic direction, product development and sales support globally.

Bank of New York Mellon Global Markets also announced that it has appointed Roderic Pratto, 46, to be its new global head of derivatives.

In the newly created position, Prat will be responsible for managing both trading and sales for The Bank of New York Mellon’s foreign exchange, interest-rate and equity risk management businesses. He will be based in New York and report directly to Richard Mahoney, the executive VP and head of BNY Mellon Global Markets.

Prior to joining BNY Mellon, Prat a former consultant to the governor of the Bank of Canada, where he helped to advise the national bank in leading a Canadian fixed-income markets and related derivatives markets project. He was also senior manager in several derivatives-related roles with Goldman Sachs, Deutsche Bank and HSBC. -Investment Management Weekly


Friday, December 18, 2009

The Bank of New York Mellon Appoints Frank Froud and Hani Kablawi

Bank of New York MellonThe Bank of New York Mellon has appointed new heads of client management for both the United States and Europe.

Frank Froud, executive vice president, has been appointed head of client management for the United States.

Frank was previously responsible for client management in Europe and is relocating to New York to take up his new responsibilities.

Hani Kablawi, executive vice president, will take over responsibility for European client management.

Hani retains his role as chairman of Middle East and Africa, and will be relocating to London from Dubai.

Both Frank and Hani will report to Tim Keaney, senior executive vice president and head of global client management. -PR Newswire


Wednesday, October 14, 2009

The Bank of New York Mellon Appoints Sheena Wilson

Bank of New York MellonThe Bank of New York Mellon appointed Sheena Wilson as its global head of talent strategy.

Wilson will be based in London, and will oversee the company’s global, integrated talent management priorities, including talent acquisition, employee and leadership development, the company’s diversity and inclusion commitment, and employee engagement initiatives.

Wilson reports to Lisa B. Peters, senior executive vice president and chief human resources officer.

In her prior role, Wilson served as CEO of BNY international operations in Pune, India. Wilson joined BNY Mellon in 2002 serving first as head of human resources for the London-based Mellon International, where she was responsible for all aspects of human resources outside of North America. She has more than 30 years of multi-regional international experience in human resources management, management consulting, operations management and general management.

Prior to joining the company, Wilson was based in Baltimore, Maryland, as global head of HR for Sitel. -PR Newswire




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