Anthony (Tony) Brady is a Managing Director and Global Head of the Business Strategy and Market Solutions group for the Treasury Services business. In this role, he oversees the product management, product development, segment management, and strategic planning functions for the business, driving the development of new and innovative solutions to meet the evolving needs of our clients. Tony is also responsible for working with industry workgroups and Fintech companies to evaluate the impact of emerging technologies such as blockchain and distributed ledger on the payments’ ecosystem, and for creating and implementing plans that continue to position BNY Mellon Treasury Services as a leading provider as new technologies are adopted.
Prior to his current position, Mr. Brady served as the Treasury Services’ Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), where he had overall responsibility for the oversight and management of projects of strategic importance to the Treasury Services business. Mr. Brady has overseen Treasury Services’ domestic Operations, Client Service and On-boarding functions, and he served as Integration Head managing Treasury Services’ merger and integration activities, which included coordinating the efforts necessary to integrate the two legacy companies into a single, streamlined entity.
Since joining the organization in 1983, Mr. Brady has held a variety of other management positions within Treasury Services and its predecessor organizations including Director of New Business Development, which was responsible for the evaluation and development of growth strategies including the launch of new businesses and products, Brand Management, Marketing and Communications, as well as various positions within Treasury Services Product Management and Operations.
A Certified Treasury Manager (CTP) since 1993, he received a bachelor’s degree from Penn State University and a MBA from Duquesne University.
Michael Cole-Fontayn, Executive Vice President, is Chairman of Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Michael is a Member of the Corporate Executive and Operating Committees.
As Chairman of EMEA, Michael is responsible for governance culture and leads regional strategy development, execution and the delivery of enterprise initiatives in the region. BNY Mellon is an investments company focused on investment management and investment services. BNY Mellon employs more than 9,000 people in EMEA.
Michael has been with the Bank since 1984 starting as a Credit and Risk analyst. He attended the BNY Mellon New York training programme from 1985 to 1986. Michael worked on and took responsibility for a variety of special industry banking groups between 1986 and 1992. Michael joined the DR Division in 1992, and has worked on many DR equity capital raising transactions, including numerous privatizations and equity offerings around the world. Michael has previously served as CEO of Depositary Receipts and ran The Bank of New York Mellon's Issuer Services Group in Hong Kong for seven years from 1993-2000.
Previously chair of The EMEA Issuer and Treasury Services Committee, he is currently chair of the European Executive Management Committee and the BNYM Charity/Community Affairs Programme.
A graduate of Westminster University (PCL), Michael received a BA (Hons.) in Business Management. He is a board member of the Association of Financial Markets in Europe (AFME), and is a member of the Advisory Boards of TheCityUK and British American Business and attends the All Party Parliamentary Corporate Governance Group.
Elaine Friedman, Managing Director in the Treasury Services division of BNY Mellon, serves as the Strategy and Innovation Team leader. In her current role, Elaine is responsible for managing Treasury Services strategic development globally, leading the Treasury Services Innovation program, providing management analysis and reports to support the Product Leadership Team and serving as liaison to Finance and Technology. The Strategy and Innovation Team is responsible for assessing the global market for insights and trends as well as for providing in-depth market research in support of new product development and innovation. The team is also responsible for product profitability and management reporting.
In her prior position as Manager of the Strategic Project Management Office, Elaine was responsible for overseeing a team of project managers and was charged with providing a consistent level of project management discipline, transparency and support to enable the execution of complex projects having significant Treasury Services impacts.
Elaine joined BNY Mellon in 1981. Since then, she has held various positions in Technology, Product Management, Sales, Operations and most recently, the CAO office. She served as the Deposit Products Integration Leader, Federal Sector Team Leader, Payables Solutions Brand Manager and Payables Product Line Manager.
Joon Kim is the Global Trade Processing Product Group manager in the Business Strategy and Market Solutions Group in Treasury Services. In his current role, Joon is responsible for managing, developing and executing Trade Product strategy, working with all Treasury Services Global Market segments and Global Sales organizations to grow revenues and ensure risk and compliance measures are met.
Joon has 25+ years of experience. He has held various senior positions at Standard Chartered Bank and American Express Bank, most recently as Managing Director and Head of Transaction Banking Sales for Corporate and Commodities for the Americas region. His various experiences include leading Trade Sales, Trade Product Management and Relationship Management teams, with an emphasis on development and sales of trade finance, supply chain financing, receivable services, trade processing and cross-border cash and liquidity management solutions to global financial institutions and corporations.
Christopher (Chris) Mager is the Managing Director and Head of Global Innovation within BNY Mellon Treasury Services’ Global Product Management group. In this role, he leads a team responsible for Treasury Services’ Innovation Process, working with fintech companies to evaluate the impact of emerging technologies such as blockchain and distributed ledger, and supporting the development of significant new product development initiatives.
Chris holds a bachelor’s degree from Cornell University, an MBA from the Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh, and is a Certified Treasury Professional.
He is a graduate of BNY Mellon’s Leadership Development Program as well as the Harvard Business School High Potential Leadership Program.
Ana Sancho is the Global Network Manager for BNY Mellon Treasury Services. She is responsible for the strategic planning, network development and overall relationships with foreign currency providers.
In addition to direct responsibility for Network Management, Ana is responsible for coordination with the Multicurrency Product Management team, Network Operations Support and Marketing.
Ana has been with BNY Mellon since 2000 in various capacities, from Client Servicing to Regional Sales. Previously, Ana was employed at Santander Group in several roles, from operations back office to network management.
Ana holds a bachelor’s degree from The American University of Paris in International Business Administration and is fluent in Spanish, English and French. She is currently pursuing a Strategic Management MBA from Harvard Business School.
Saket Sharma is the Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Treasury Services Technology, where he is the driving force in developing and executing strategy and implementation of all products and services offered by BNY Mellon Treasury Services (Payments, Supply Chain, Electronic Banking & Trade). In this role, Mr. Sharma works very closely with the Treasury Services Business, Product, Sales and Operation partners to come up with unique and innovative ideas complemented with the latest technologies to help drive Operational Excellence and provide state of art solutions to generate revenue and reduce expenses.
Prior to taking on the role of CIO Treasury Services Technology, Mr. Sharma was responsible for developing strategy and executing BNY Mellon’s Connect Platform as part of e-commerce, which was recognized in 2012 by Financial World Innovation Awards.
Mr. Sharma joined BNY Mellon in 2006 and has served in a variety of roles. He has more than 20 years of Information Technology experience. He has worked in the Asset Servicing Group, responsible for the management of derivatives technology and driving architecture and systems design. He also participated with ISDA and other industry leaders to establish standards for FPML. His work was instrumental in leading BNY Mellon Technology to become one of the first entities to accept FPML messages for STP in the industry.
He is leading the exploration of Blockchain, working very closely with all of the businesses within BNY Mellon and is actively involved in helping shape the direction of distributed ledge.
He believes Network Effect is the key and Blockchain is at the peak of the Hype Cycle. He believes there is an opportunity for the financial industry and fin-tech to come together and drive standards helping to stabilize the fluidity in the technology stack that exist today. He is also representing BNY Mellon in R3 consortium.
Mr. Sharma earned a Master of Science Degree in Information Technology and Management from Boston University, Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Engineering from India and certificate in Disruptive Strategies with Clay Christensen from Harvard Business School.
Doug Shulman is Senior Executive Vice President of BNY Mellon and Global Head of Client Service Delivery (CSD). CSD includes the key business functions and service delivery areas of BNY Mellon that help clients to conduct business, service assets and engage in transactions in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. Doug is also a member of the company’s Executive Committee, the organization's most senior management body.
Doug joined BNY Mellon in September 2014 from McKinsey & Co., where he was a Senior Advisor and Harvard’s Kennedy School Center for Business and Government, where he was a Senior Fellow. From 2008 to 2012 Doug was the Commissioner of the U.S. Internal Revenue Service, where he led the 100,000-person agency responsible for generating $2.4 trillion in annual tax revenue. In that role, he set strategy, managed stakeholders, built a strong executive team and transformed the IRS’s use of data analytics and implemented a major modernization of the IRS key technology.
Previous to the IRS, Doug served in various roles at the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), including Vice Chairman of the self-regulator of the 5,100 broker-dealers and 650,000 registered individuals in the U.S. securities industry. He joined FINRA’s predecessor, NASD, in 2000 and as President, Markets, Services and Information, he played a lead role in restructuring the company including, leading the sale of the Nasdaq stock market and overseeing NASD’s entrance into the fixed income markets. He also had broad responsibility for technology, operations, services and strategy. Earlier in his career, Doug served as Vice President of a private investment firm and was an entrepreneur.
Doug serves on the Board of Directors of the Depository Trust and Clearing Corp, Inc. (DTCC). He was previously a Board Director of Mantas Corporation, the World Federation of Exchanges, a global organization of stock and derivative exchanges.
Doug holds a BA from Williams College, an MPA from the Kennedy School at Harvard University and a JD from Georgetown University Law Center.
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