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BNY Mellon Appoints Country Executive, General Manager For Hong Kong

Vanessa Doctor Asia Correspondent 11 January 2013


BNY Mellon has named a new leader for its Hong Kong operations.

Rosemarie Kriesel assumes the role of country executive and general manager, bringing over 25 years of financial services experience. 

Kriesel was previously the head of global client management for Hong Kong, a position she will continue to hold while reporting to Eleni Wang, the head of global client management for Asia-Pacific. She also now reports to Steve Lackey, chairman for Asia-Pacific, in her role as Hong Kong country executive.

Prior to joining BNY Mellon in 2005, Kriesel held a number of senior financial services positions at the likes of Dexia Trust and The Bank of Bermuda.

The Hong Kong branch is the headquarters of US asset manager BNY Mellon in Asia-Pacific, where it employs some 240 people. The company provides asset management, securities servicing, global markets, treasury services, wealth management, corporate trust services and broker-dealer services to the region. 

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