Dan Smith

Dan Smith

Global Head of Business Resiliency
Asset Servicing

About Dan Smith

Dan Smith leads business resiliency initiatives globally for Asset Servicing, BNY Mellon’s largest business. These include the management and implementation of a resiliency framework and governance in alignment with regulatory expectations and BNY Mellon corporate policy.

Dan also oversees business continuity for Asset Servicing, which encompasses crisis and change management, and technology and operational recovery of critical business services.

Dan is also Chairman of CIBC Mellon Global Securities Services, through which BNY Mellon delivers services to Canadian clients.

Previously, Dan led Asset Servicing Americas, providing business development, client management and financial oversight in the U.S., Latin America and Canada.

Dan has served in a number of leadership roles throughout his tenure with BNY Mellon. He was head of Strategic Planning and Initiatives for the company's Investment Services businesses, overseeing planning and governance for major investments and projects. He also served as head of Transformation and Administration for Asset Servicing, leading restructuring and efficiency programs globally.

From 2010 to 2012, Dan served as chief operating officer for the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region, responsible for infrastructure and business services, and oversight of Asian representative offices. He also supported the region’s line of business heads in strategic planning and project management.

Prior to his appointment in APAC, Dan served as chief administrative officer for Asset Servicing, leading global strategy, learning & development, management information systems and executive support. He managed several shared services for the business, including Corporate Affairs, Human Resources, Legal, Risk and Compliance.

Dan also served as program director for the integration of the Bank of New York and Mellon’s asset servicing businesses. Prior to this, he was head of Global Professional Services and Eagle Access, the application service provider for Eagle Investment Systems

Dan holds a Bachelor of Arts in Management from Hartwick College.

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