BNY Mellon, a global leader in investment management and investment services, has appointed Bridget E. Engle as Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer. Engle, who reports directly to CEO Gerald Hassell, also joins the firm's Executive Committee, BNY Mellon's senior-most governing body.
In this position, Engle leads the company's Client Technology Solutions group, which provides critical technology platforms and applications that support BNY Mellon's role as the leading provider of technology solutions to the financial markets. She will be responsible for setting the strategic direction and execution of the firm's technology agenda. This includes advancing the firm's NEXEN digital investment platform, investing in and integrating industry leading applications, accelerating its digital and agile development efforts, and attracting and developing top IT talent.
Engle, a seasoned IT executive with over 30 years of experience spanning AT&T, Lehman Brothers, Barclays Capital, DTCC and Bank of America, joins BNY Mellon effective June 8, 2017.
A Forbes technology "Top Power Women" and listed in Crain's "100 Most Influential Women in New York", Engle's prior roles at Bank of America include Consumer Bank Chief Technology Officer, Chief Information Officer of Consumer Technology and Operations, and, most recently, Chief Information Officer of Bank of America's Global Banking and Markets businesses.
"Technology innovation is at the heart of what we do, and Bridget's leadership, proven industry expertise and her focus on aligning technology solutions to create value for clients will support our ambition to be the investment industry technology leader," said Gerald Hassell, CEO of BNY Mellon.
"I am excited to join an industry leader like BNY Mellon," said Engle. "I look forward to collaborating with partners across the firm to further advance the industry leading technology platforms and applications of BNY Mellon and develop the technology architecture for the future, to best serve clients and the financial markets."
BNY Mellon is a global investments company dedicated to helping its clients manage and service their financial assets throughout the investment lifecycle. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, BNY Mellon delivers informed investment management and investment services in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. As of March 31, 2017, BNY Mellon had $30.6 trillion in assets under custody and/or administration, and $1.7 trillion in assets under management. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments. BNY Mellon is the corporate brand of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (NYSE: BK).