January 10, 2013
Honorees to receive award during Premier 100 IT Leaders Conference
JERSEY CITY, N.J.—Pershing LLC, a BNY Mellon company, announces that Co-Chief Information Officers Lucille Mayer and Ram Nagappan have been named to IDG Computerworld's 2013 Premier 100 IT Leaders list. This year's Premier 100 spotlights leaders from both the technology and business sides of companies for their exceptional technology leadership and innovative approaches to business challenges.
"The Premier 100 awards program showcases the exceptional work of a dedicated group of senior IT leaders who are driving huge change in their organizations," said Scot Finnie, editor in chief of Computerworld. "Every day, these exemplary business leaders make strategic technology decisions that track to their organizations' top priorities. These men and women keep a keen eye on the changing landscape of political, economic, regulatory and technology trends that are driving significant shifts in IT. We are very pleased to recognize the leadership and achievements of the 2013 Premier 100 honorees."
"Innovation is part of the culture at Pershing and throughout BNY Mellon," said Brian Shea, Chief Executive Officer, Pershing LLC. "Our open architecture technology provides a diverse array of financial solutions to support our customers' many business needs. Lucille and Ram have led these innovations, which enable Pershing and its customers to address challenges and embrace business opportunities, so we are very pleased that they have been recognized in the prestigious Computerworld 100 IT leaders list as two of the top leaders in the IT industry."
Ms. Mayer is responsible for Pershing's technology solutions, projects and control disciplines, and has senior responsibility for the strategy of Pershing's NetX360® professional platform, NetExchange Client® investor platform and Albridge Solutions Inc., an affiliate of Pershing. Mr. Nagappan is responsible for enterprise architecture, technology development, infrastructure management and IT operations for the Pershing NetExchange® suite of solutions and Albridge Solutions Inc, as well as mobile technology and Windows®-based financial applications. Under their leadership, Pershing continues to develop and deliver transformative applications to its 1500 customer firms, 110,000 professional users and 2 million entitled users of Pershing's investor technology, and develop technologies such as mobile and web-based applications, e-delivery and cloud solutions to enable customers to keep pace with changing demands. Ms. Mayer and Mr. Nagappan also champion the use of customer feedback mechanisms and detailed scorecards to evaluate customers' operational performance against Pershing's technology performance, thus ensuring a culture of continuous improvement.
The Premier 100 awards ceremony will be one of the highlights of Computerworld's annual Premier 100 IT Leaders Conference, to be held March 3-5, 2013, at the JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa in Tucson, Arizona. The Conference, to be attended by more than 325 influential senior IT managers, will showcase honorees and other IT innovators as they discuss how to create competitive IT organizations. (More information available at www.premier100.com)
Pershing and its affiliates provide global financial business solutions to approximately 1,600 financial organizations, broker-dealers, registered investment advisory firms, advisors, fund managers and asset managers who represent over 5.6 million active accounts. Located in 23 offices worldwide, Pershing delivers dependable operational support, robust trading services, flexible technology, an expansive array of investment solutions, practice management support and service excellence. Pershing affiliates are members of every major U.S. securities exchange, and its international affiliates are members of the Deutsche Börse, Australian Stock Exchange, Irish Stock Exchange, London Stock Exchange and Toronto Stock Exchange. Pershing LLC (member FINRA/NYSE/SIPC) is a BNY Mellon company. Additional information is available on pershing.com, or follow us on Twitter @Pershing.
About BNY Mellon
BNY Mellon is a global investments company dedicated to helping its clients manage and service their financial assets throughout the investment lifecycle. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, BNY Mellon delivers informed investment management and investment services in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. As of Sept. 30, 2014, BNY Mellon had $28.3 trillion in assets under custody and/or administration, and $1.6 trillion in assets under management. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments. BNY Mellon is the corporate brand of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (NYSE: BK). www.bnymellon.com, or follow us on Twitter @BNYMellon.