BNY Mellon Asset Servicing has appointed Jon Willis as head of EMEA Transfer Agency Services, with responsibility for the company’s UK and offshore transfer agent activities.
Willis will report to Paul Bodart, head of global operations for EMEA. He joins BNY Mellon from International Financial Data Services (IFDS), State Street and DST System’s joint venture global transfer agency business, where he held a number of senior roles over the past 12 years, most recently chief administration officer and head of transfer agent operations.
Andy Bell, chief operating officer at BNY Mellon Asset Servicing, said: “We are delighted that Jon has joined our organisation in this important role. Transfer agency is a key focus for us when it comes to supporting our clients’ expanding needs with a full range of innovative solutions. Jon has a deep understanding and knowledge of the global transfer agency business and his decision to join us underlines BNY Mellon’s strategic commitment to our transfer agency offering in EMEA and beyond.”
Willis said: “I am very pleased to be joining BNY Mellon, which has demonstrated a high level of commitment and vision in the transfer agency space. I look forward to continuing to expand the company’s capabilities in this area and to offering world class transfer agency services to our clients.”