Our People

Our transformative culture empowers our people to make their mark on a global stage.

We play an important role in the financial marketplace and describe ourselves as the Investments Company for the World. Our mission is to help people realize their full potential by leveraging our distinctive expertise to power investment success.

Gerald L. Hassell

Gerald L. Hassell is Chairman of BNY Mellon, and was its Chief Executive Officer from 2011 to July 2017. He served as an executive since 1994 and joined the company as a management trainee in 1973. During this time, he has helped transform BNY Mellon into the world’s largest custodian and one of its largest investment managers. Gerald holds an MBA in finance from NYU Stern School of Business and a BA in economics from Duke University.

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At BNY Mellon, our people are truly our greatest asset. We're all unique – with richly diverse backgrounds, perspectives, skills and experiences – but we're united in our vision of improving lives through investing.

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At BNY Mellon, every employee has the ability to make a positive impact. Through diversity and inclusion, we empower our people to reach their full potential, which enables us to deliver on our promise as the Investments Company for the World.

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Our Story

As the Investments Company for the World, with over 230 years of pioneering spirit, BNY Mellon is improving lives through our expertise and technology.

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Our World

At BNY Mellon, being invested in the world means using our expertise, skills and resources to help bring positive change in society and for the environment.

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Our Future

We’re Invested in embracing the future. Our innovative spirit continues to drive change, helping us transform the global financial markets.

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