NEW YORK, May 29, 2012 — BNY Mellon, the global leader in investment management and investment services, has appointed Jocelyn (Josie) Forde as managing director and market manager for Treasury Services in Latin America. As a member of the Business Strategy & Market Solutions group, she will collaborate with product and sales & client relationship colleagues on the development of innovations and solutions tailored to the needs of treasury services clients in the region.
Forde brings an extensive background in financial services and consulting to this newly created position. She previously held leadership positions in marketing communications and sales support at Citibank, served as an independent consultant in the Financial Markets strategy practice at Accenture, conducted consulting projects at Deutsche Bank and BNP Paribas, and held marketing research and segment management and product development positions at JP Morgan Chase.
"Product and service innovation on behalf of Latin American clients is absolutely key to growing our presence in that important region," said Susan Skerritt, executive vice president and global head of Business Strategy & Market Solutions for BNY Mellon's Treasury Services group. "Bringing on board a market manager with Josie's superb credentials underscores our commitment to the region."
Forde is based at BNY Mellon's Treasury Services headquarters office in New York City, and reports to Chris Mager, managing director and head of market segment management. She holds an MBA from the University of Minnesota and a BA in Mathematics from St. Theresa's College, Manila, Philippines.
With locations on six continents and a network of more than 2,000 correspondent financial institutions, BNY Mellon's Treasury Services group delivers high-quality performance in global payments, trade services, cash management, capital markets, foreign exchange and derivatives. It helps clients optimize cash flow, manage liquidity and make payments more efficiently around the world in more than 100 countries. Processing more than $1.4 trillion in payments transactions on a daily basis, the company is a top-five participant in both the CHIPS and overall funds transfer markets, and is a recognized leader in the delivery of white-label treasury services solutions for banks and other large institutional clients.
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