BNY Mellon Names New Head of Global Product Management

September 9, 2008 ( - BNY Mellon Asset Servicing has appointed Dan Wywoda, Senior Vice President, as Head of Global Product Management.

The company said Wywoda replaces Gunjan Kedia who has decided to leave the company, and Wywoda’s appointment is effective immediately. He will report to Tim Keaney, co-CEO of BNY Mellon Asset Servicing.

Wywoda will also assume responsibility for Financial Institutions and International Markets Product Management, Performance & Risk Analytics Product Management, and the Product Strategy and Planning Group, the announcement said.

Wywoda began his career at Mellon in 1981 and his roles have included heading the Global Custody and Fund Accounting businesses in Europe; the development of the business strategy to expand the European custody business through the joint venture with ABN AMRO; managing product development and client technology in the asset servicing business; and, since the merger with Bank of New York, leading the Core Products group, which encompasses global custody, cash and foreign exchange, portfolio accounting, and client information delivery platforms.