American Banker has named Karen Peetz one of the Most Powerful Women in Banking in 2015. This annual ranking recognizes women for their impact on their company, industry, and community at large as well as for their leadership skills and innovation in the face of professional challenges.
"We are proud to include Karen as a recipient of one of the industry’s highest honors," said Bonnie McGeer, who is executive editor of American Banker Magazine and the chair of American Banker’s Women in Banking Editorial Committee "The women in these rankings are truly exceptional leaders."
President of BNY Mellon since 2013, Peetz is responsible for overseeing the company's global client and regional management functions, as well as the treasury services business.
The Most Powerful Women in Banking and Finance recognizes the professional achievements, personal tenacity, and overall influence of the industry’s top-performing female executives. The annual program, now in its 13th year, encompasses four lists: the 25 Most Powerful Women in Banking™, the 25 Most Powerful Women in Finance, the 25 Women to Watch, and the Top Banking Teams. Rankings and details about the awards dinner are available here.