June 10, 2016

BNY Mellon Investment Management Announces Asia Pacific Management Team

Lindsay Wright and Doni Shamsuddin

Lindsay Wright and Doni Shamsuddin

Lindsay Wright has been appointed Head of Distribution, Asia Pacific. Based in Hong Kong, Lindsay will be responsible for leading BNY Mellon Investment Management’s distribution efforts across financial institutions, governments, sovereign wealth funds and intermediaries in the region.

Lindsay brings over 30 years’ experience in senior leadership and distribution roles, having previously worked with Invesco as regional Head of Institutional, Alternatives and Investment Solutions. She was also Co-CEO of Harvest Capital Management and CEO of Harvest Alternative Investments. Prior to this, Lindsay had a long career with Deutsche Bank in a number of positions globally.

As well as leading our distribution efforts in Asia Pacific, Lindsay will take on responsibility as Co-Head of APAC, alongside Doni Shamsuddin, Chief Product & Operating Officer, who was appointed Co-Head of APAC in January. Both Lindsay and Doni will report to Matt Oomen, Head of International Distribution, BNY Mellon Investment Management.

In addition, Nicolas Kopitsis has been named Head of Intermediary Distribution Asia, ex-Japan, and is now based in Singapore. Formerly BNY Mellon Investment Management Country Head for Switzerland, Nicolas was appointed in February and will report directly to Lindsay Wright.

Matt Oomen, Head of International Distribution, BNY Mellon Investment Management commented, “We are delighted to appoint Lindsay Wright as Head of Distribution and Co-Head of APAC, alongside Doni Shamsuddin. Lindsay has an impressive track record in helping clients achieve their investment objectives and is a great addition to our APAC team. She will support our clients by delivering tailored investment solutions in virtually every asset class from our diversified portfolio of specialist boutiques, backed by the stability, support and global perspective from one of the world’s largest and oldest financial institutions in BNY Mellon.”