Caroline Butler Named Global Custodian’s 2021 Industry Person of the Year

JUNE 11, 2021

BNY Mellon is proud to celebrate Caroline Butler, our Global Head of Custody, being named 2021’s Industry Person of the Year by Global Custodian. Since joining BNY Mellon in the Spring of 2020, Butler has been recognized for her innovative and market-leading work launching new offerings for clients and building critical relationships with the most cutting-edge fintech platforms. Butler is spearheading BNY Mellon’s effort to launch our industry’s first integrated multi-asset digital custody and administration platform.    


“I am humbled by this recognition from Global Custodian. I accept this award on behalf of the transformative work being done by the team that I have the privilege to lead. I firmly believe that the journey we are on as a global institution is making a lasting impact not only at BNY Mellon, but for our clients and the industry at large.  We are working with some of the greatest individuals and technologies in the industry to deliver innovative solutions, while continuing to provide our clients the trust and optimal client experience that they have relied upon for more than two centuries,” said Caroline Butler, Global Head of Custody at BNY Mellon.


“I want to congratulate Caroline on this well-deserved recognition after just one year with our company. Thanks to her leadership and vision we continue to build on our momentum in blending client service and innovation, and making progress in transforming our industry. I couldn’t be prouder of Caroline and our team,” said Roman Regelman, CEO of Asset Servicing and Head of Digital at BNY Mellon.


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