BNY Mellon Announces Securities Lending Leadership

June 28, 2010 ( - BNY Mellon Asset Servicing has appointed James Slater to the newly created role of managing director and chief operating officer for Global Securities Lending.

Slater will report to Kathy Rulong, executive director of Global Securities Lending, and will provide strategic direction for core securities lending functions, including securities trading and product development.  He will be based in Pittsburgh and also work out of offices in New York, London, and Hong Kong.    

According to a press release, Slater has 20 years of experience in the financial services industry and was most recently senior vice president at CIBC Mellon, a joint venture between CIBC and BNY Mellon, responsible for its global securities lending, treasury and cash management operations.  He was a member of the company’s executive management committee.  Slater will continue to provide strategic direction to CIBC Mellon’s securities lending program.  

He has an MBA from Queen’s University.