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BNY Mellon announces leadership succession plan naming Robin Vince CEO-elect

Christian Fernsby |
New York, N.Y., USA - The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation announced that Thomas P. Gibbons has decided to retire as chief executive officer and member of the board of directors on August 31, 2022, after a distinguished 36-year career with the company.

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Thomas P. Gibbons has held numerous leadership positions over his tenure, including as CEO since September 2019.

He led BNY Mellon through the challenges and complexities of the COVID-19 pandemic – safeguarding clients' assets, protecting employees, improving the resiliency of its operations, driving organic growth and efficiencies, and stewarding support for global markets and government programs.

Moreover, Mr. Gibbons developed a strong and diverse leadership team while working together with the Board of Directors to develop and execute a leadership succession plan that resulted in the decision to name Mr. Vince as his successor.

The Board of Directors has appointed Robin Vince to be his successor at that time.

Mr. Vince will initially serve as President and CEO-elect, effective immediately, working closely with Mr. Gibbons to ensure a seamless and orderly transition of responsibilities.

Mr. Vince currently serves as Vice Chair of BNY Mellon and CEO of Global Market Infrastructure, which includes BNY Mellon's Pershing, Treasury Services, and Clearance and Collateral Management lines of business as well as Markets & Execution Services.