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Gerald L. Hassell

Director since July 1, 2007; formerly, director of The Bank of New York Company, Inc. since 1998

Gerald L. Hassell

Mr. Hassell has served as our Chief Executive Officer since 2011 and served as our President since the merger of The Bank of New York and Mellon Financial Corporation (“Mellon”) in 2007 (the “merger”) through 2012. Prior to the merger, Mr. Hassell served as President of The Bank of New York from 1998 to 2007. He served as a director of The Bank of New York from 1998 to 2007 and has served as a director of the company since 2007. Since joining The Bank of New York’s Management Development Program more than three decades ago, Mr. Hassell has held a number of key leadership positions within the company in securities servicing, corporate banking, credit, strategic planning and administration services.

In addition to the public company board service noted above, Mr. Hassell is also a director of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum and the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, and is Vice Chair of Big Brothers/ Big Sisters of New York. Mr. Hassell holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Duke University and a Master in Business Administration degree from the New York University Stern School of Business.

Skills and Expertise:

  • Knowledge of the company’s businesses and operations
  • Participation in financial services industry associations
  • Experience in the financial services industry

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