BNY Mellon appoints new head of EMEA markets business

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BNY Mellon has appointed Richard Gill as head of its Markets business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Gill will lead the regional business strategy and have overall responsibility for managing Markets within EMEA. He will report to Michelle Neal, president of BNY Mellon Markets.

“Richard’s appointment allows us to better balance global and regional considerations in managing our businesses,” said Neal. “Our senior regional executives in EMEA and Asia Pacific (APAC) now have dual reporting lines to the head of the region and to the global head of their business. These changes will empower these executives and give them significant input on issues that affect local employees, business partners and clients.”

Gill has worked at BNY Mellon for over 20 years and his previous roles include co-head of FX Trading and chief FX Dealer. In his new position, he will also serve as a member of the Markets Executive Management Team, the Markets Risk Committee and the EMEA Chairman’s Forum. Regionally, Gill will continue to be based in London and report to Michael Cole-Fontayn, chairman of EMEA at BNY Mellon.

Mark Militello will continue as head of Markets APAC and report directly to Neal. Militello will also serve as a member of the Markets Executive Management Team, the Markets Risk Committee and the APAC Executive Committee. Regionally, Militello will continue to report to Steve Lackey, chairman of APAC at BNY Mellon.

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