He will be responsible for leading all sales and relationship management through the Dreyfus platform focusing on National Wirehouse firms, Registered Investment Advisor, Independent Broker Dealer and Private Banking platforms. Provencher will be based in New York City and report to PeterPaul Pardi, head of BNY Mellon Investment Management Global Distribution.
'Andy has an outstanding reputation as a capable leader who is focused on the needs of his clients, and as a champion of his team', said Pardi. 'He has developed deep relationships throughout the asset management industry, and has a highly disciplined and energetic style that will serve his team well as they work to bring investment solutions from across our boutiques to their clients' most pressing needs'.
Provencher joins BNY Mellon from Gold Bullion International where he headed business development since 2011. Prior to that, he was with Neuberger Berman for 18 years in a series of progressive sales positions including National Sales Manager for Managed Accounts, Director of Business Development, and Managing Director and Head of the Advisor Solutions Group, Intermediary Distribution and Strategic Relationships groups. He began his financial services career as an assistant portfolio manager and trader with Diamant Asset Management.
The Dreyfus Corporation, established in 1951 and headquartered in New York City, is one of the nation's leading asset management and distribution companies, currently managing approximately $294 billion in assets.
BNY Mellon Investment Management is one of the world's leading investment management organizations and one of the top U.S. wealth managers, with $1.4 trillion in assets under management. It encompasses BNY Mellon's affiliated investment management firms, wealth management services and global distribution companies.