Global Diversity and Inclusion Council
Kurt D. Woetzel
Chief Executive Officer, Global Collateral Services
Kurt Woetzel is the chief executive officer of BNY Mellon's Global Collateral Services (GCS) business, which includes the company's securities financing, collateral optimization, collateral segregation and liquidity services businesses.
Prior to his appointment as CEO of GCS in 2012, Mr. Woetzel served as the chief information officer, chief administrative officer and the global head of operations and technology for BNY Mellon.
Mr. Woetzel first joined The Bank of New York in 1985 in the broker dealer business and in 1990 was named division head for the business. In 1995 he moved into corporate technology and held numerous roles and eventually was named the chief information officer in 2002.
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 organizations most senior management body which oversees day to day operations. 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 chair of the Payments Risk Committee of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, and a trustee of The New York Hall of Science.