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BNY Mellon makes senior appointments
27 May 2014
Hires new chair of enterprise product management group and strategic programmes leader
BNY Mellon has hired
Nikos Kardassis to oversee its enterprise product management
group, strategic programme management, and asset servicing
will be responsible for developing product strategy across BNY
Mellon's four main investment servicing platforms for asset
owners, asset managers, insurance firms, and financial
intermediaries or private banks.
has more than two decades of leadership and business management
experience and a proven track record of driving innovative
product development and profitability," said Tim Keaney, vice
chairman and CEO of investment services at BNY
BNY Mellon from Indian airline Jet Airways, where he was
CEO. Kardassis first joined the airline as CEO in
1994, then joined the company again in 2008, initially as head
of Americas and senior advisor to the board. He became the
company's CEO for the second time in 2009.
2001 to 2005, Kardassis was co-head of the Merrill Lynch
investments and wealth management group, and president and CEO
for the Merrill Lynch insurance group.
Wywoda, has also been hired to a new role leading strategic
programmes, with responsibility for major and complex
projects key to the growth and development of BNY Mellon's
asset servicing business. He will report to
was formally head of global product management for asset
servicing at BNY Mellon.