Gerald HassellThroughout its more than 230 year history, BNY Mellon has strived to make a positive difference in the lives of others and in the world. BNY Mellon addresses some of the world’s most pressing social issues by partnering with nonprofits to improve the social and economic conditions where we do business and where our employees live and work. BNY Mellon’s commitment to its communities is a core tenet of its approach to social responsibility. Its philanthropic focus, Powering Potential, is designed to help people in need by concentrating on basic needs and workforce development. Throughout the year, BNY Mellon works with its community partners to provide food, clothing, energy and housing assistance to those who require immediate help. The company’s workforce development investments are designed to improve access to employment through job training, education, mentoring and skills development. To learn more about BNY Mellon’s commitment to corporate social responsibility, visit

BNY Mellon is a global investments company dedicated to helping institutions, corporations and individual investors manage and service their financial assets throughout the investment lifecycle. BNY Mellon delivers informed investment management and investment services in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. The company can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments. BNY Mellon has consistently been ranked among America’s Most Admired Companies, as compiled by Fortune magazine. BNY Mellon is the corporate brand of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (NYSE:BK).

BNY Mellon’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Gerald L. Hassell, has spent his entire career at the company, beginning in The Bank of New York’s management development program. Mr. Hassell has had direct management responsibility for the company’s broad range of investment services businesses, including asset servicing and issuer, broker-dealer, treasury and clearing services, as well as operations and technology. He was named to The Bank of New York’s executive committee in 1994, and named president and elected to its Board of Directors in 1998. In 2011, Mr. Hassell was named Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of BNY Mellon.

Mr. Hassell holds an MBA in finance from the New York University Stern School of Business and a BA in economics from Duke University. He is also on the Board of Directors of Comcast Corporation. Until recently, he chaired the Board of Visitors of The Fuqua School of Business at Duke University and now serves on the Board of Trustees of Duke University. In addition, he is on the Board of Visitors of Columbia University Medical Center and the boards of the New York Philharmonic, the Economic Club of New York and the National September 11 Memorial & Museum. He is also a member of the Financial Services Forum and is Vice Chairman of Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City.