Global Diversity and Inclusion Council
Kurt D. Woetzel
Chief Executive Officer, Global Collateral Services
Kurt Woetzel is chief executive officer of BNY Mellon's Global Collateral Services (GCS) business, which includes the company's broker dealer collateral management, securities financing, liquidity services, Derivatives 360SM and collateral financing businesses. BNY Mellon is the corporate brand of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (NYSE:BK).
Prior to his appointment as head of GCS in 2012, Mr. Woetzel served as head of operations and technology for BNY Mellon. He also has served as the company's Chief Administration Officer.
Mr. Woetzel joined The Bank of New York in 1985 in the Broker Dealer Services business, eventually leading that division. In 1995, Mr. Woetzel headed up the Securities Processing Systems area. Then, in 1998, Mr. Woetzel became head of the company's software development process. In this capacity, he was responsible for developing the technical architecture governing the integration of numerous and complex, large-scale acquisitions involving extensive client portfolios.
Prior to joining The Bank of New York, Mr. Woetzel formed a technology start-up company and managed the technology infrastructure for Adolph Coors Company.
Mr. Woetzel is a member of BNY Mellon's Executive Committee, the organization's most senior management body, which oversees day-to-day operations. He is also executive sponsor of IMPACT, the company's multicultural employee resource group, and a member of the company's Women's Initiatives Network (WIN) Executive Committee. He is a former director of the boards of the Society of Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications (SWIFT) and the Government Securities Clearing Corp.
Mr. Woetzel is currently a member of the Payments Risk Committee of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and a Trustee of the New York Hall of Science.