Eagle Investment Systems, a provider of financial services technology and a subsidiary of BNY Mellon, today announced that John Lehner, the firm’s president, will be expanding his responsibilities to assume the additional role of CEO effective January 1, 2010.
Lehner will continue to report to Lou Maiuri, chairman of Eagle Investment Systems and global head of outsourcing, BNY Mellon Asset Servicing. He will continue to be based in Newton, MA.
“John has played a critical role in the growth and success of Eagle over the last 10 years. Under his leadership, Eagle’s client base has more than tripled and we have firmly established our international capabilities. His vision, leadership, and passion for the business will continue to drive Eagle’s future success,” said Maiuri.
Lehner joined Eagle in 2000 as senior vice president for global sales and marketing and was instrumental in growing the firm’s global client base and establishing its international operations. In 2006, he was promoted to president of Eagle and currently has global responsibility for sales and marketing, professional services, client service and support, operations, international operations and Eagle’s hosted offering, Eagle ACCESS. As CEO, Lehner will also assume responsibility for the firm’s product development and product management, and will be charged with determining the firm’s strategic direction into the next decade.
Prior to joining Eagle, he was senior vice president of sales and marketing at GovPX. During his tenure at GovPX, Lehner was instrumental in the development of its sales force as well as its penetration into the global marketplace.
With nearly 20 years experience, Lehner holds significant expertise in transitioning organisations to be successful in the global product and services arena. Previously, Lehner was with Advent Software and Wang Financial Information Services.