October 25, 2016

2016 Leading LGBT+ and Ally, LGBT+ Future Leaders lists announced

BNY Mellon

Four employees from BNY Mellon’s EMEA region have today been recognized in the Financial Times and OUTstanding’s 2016 leading LGBT+ and Ally, and LGBT+ Future Leaders lists.

BNY Mellon’s Michael Cole-Fontayn, Dan Crisp, Dario Parente and Jessica de Kramer have each been recognized for their roles in encouraging greater diversity within firms and their boardrooms.

Dan Crisp, Chief Information Risk Officer, and Dario Parente, Managing Director, EMEA Strategic Programs, Corporate Program Management Office, from our London office have each been included in the Leading LGBT Executives list. 

This category recognizes the 100 senior role models who are helping to make the workplace a more welcoming place. This is the second consecutive year Crisp has been recognized for his contributions to driving forward the LGBT+ agenda in Europe.

EMEA Chairman Michael Cole-Fontayn has been included in the LGBT+ Leading Ally Executives category, which acknowledges the contribution of 30 senior executives who are outspoken and unwavering in their support for LGBT+ people in the workplace.

And finally Breda-based Jessica de Kramer, Vice President within BNY Mellon’s Asset Servicing business and EMEA co-chair of PRISM, BNY Mellon’s Employee Resource Group for LGBT+, has been included in the Top LGBT Future Leaders list. The LGBT Future Leaders category recognizes those making a significant contribution to LGBT+ inclusion wherever they are placed in the company.

Learn more about OUTstanding and why the LGBT and Ally Business Leader lists are important, or visit Twitter and follow @OUTstandingiB or the hashtag #OUTLeaders.




Louisa Bartoszek
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