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Hautekiet replaces Bodart at BNY Mellon
20 July 2012
BNY Mellon announces Paul Bodart, CEO of its European business, is retiring to work for the ECB
BNY Mellon has appointed Wim Hautekiet as CEO of its European banking business, replacing Paul Bodart who is retiring after 17 years to work for the European Central Bank (ECB).
Hautekiet is deputy general counsel for BNY Mellon across the Emea region. Bodart has landed a new role working for the ECB as a member of the programme board for Target2Securities, the pan-European settlement project.
Gerald Hassell, chairman, president and CEO of BNY Mellon, said: “Hautekiet has a deep understanding of the investment servicing business across Europe and our client needs, and is very well placed to take our European banking entity to the next level of development.”
He added that Bodart has made a “tremendous contribution” to the business over the past 17 years.