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BNY Mellon Pershing Appoints Colin Murphy as Chief Commercial Officer in EMEA

LONDON — BNY Mellon Pershing, a leading provider of global financial business solutions, is pleased to announce the appointment of Colin Murphy as Chief Commercial Officer of its EMEA business, effective May 2023. Colin will join BNY Mellon Pershing’s Executive Committee in EMEA, and will be based in London.

In his new role, Colin will lead BNY Mellon Pershing’s commercial teams in EMEA, including Sales, Relationship and Product Management for our businesses in the United Kingdom, Ireland, the Channel Islands and continental Europe. Colin will report to the CEO of the EMEA region for BNY Mellon Pershing, Cécile Nagel.

Colin has 25 years of capital markets experience across numerous sales leadership roles. He joins from smartTrade, where he was Chief Revenue Officer and responsible for managing smartTrade's global sales teams and for driving business growth across all customer segments. Colin also held senior roles as the Chief Commercial Officer at NEX Group and Managing Director in Prime Brokerage at Goldman Sachs.

“We are delighted to welcome Colin to our business as we keep expanding our capabilities in the EMEA region,” said Nagel. “We are investing in the growth of our company through both technology and talent, and Colin brings extensive knowledge of the asset management, investment banking and financial technology sectors. His experience will help us continue to support clients with the challenges they face today."

“I am pleased to be joining BNY Mellon Pershing,” said Murphy. “Clients today are increasingly seeking experienced partners to ensure that they can continue to grow and innovate. By combining the capabilities and strength of BNY Mellon with Pershing’s strong presence in the United Kingdom, Ireland and the Channel Islands, we are ideally placed to support clients on their journey across both the UK market and those expanding across the continent.”

BNY Mellon Pershing Limited and its subsidiaries provide broker-dealers, asset managers, intermediary firms, IFAs, and financial institutions across EMEA with a comprehensive range of products, services, and solutions including fully disclosed custody, clearing and settlement for wealth managers and advisers as well as institutional global clearing and trading services. Established in London in 1987, Pershing Limited and its subsidiary, Pershing Securities Limited (through which Pershing Trading Services in EMEA is operated), are members of the London Stock Exchange and CREST. Pershing Limited is also a member of LCH Limited (EquityClear®). Pershing Securities Limited is a member of various markets and clearing houses including LCH SA and EuroCCP NV. Pershing Limited is an affiliate of Pershing LLC, a leading global provider of financial business solutions to institutional and retail financial organisations and independent investment advisers. Pershing LLC (member FINRA/NYSE/SIPC) is a member of every major US securities exchange, and both are subsidiaries of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation. Additional information is available at

Established in 1784, BNY Mellon is America’s oldest bank and the first company listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: BK). Today, BNY Mellon powers capital markets around the world through comprehensive solutions that help clients manage and service their financial assets throughout the investment life cycle. BNY Mellon had $46.6 trillion in assets under custody and/or administration and $1.9 trillion in assets under management as of March 31, 2023. BNY Mellon has been named among Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies and Fast Company’s Best Workplaces for Innovators. BNY Mellon is the corporate brand of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation. Additional information is available on Follow us on LinkedIn or visit our Newsroom for the latest company news.

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