BNY Mellon, a US worldwide banking and financial services company, announced on Wednesday that it has appointed global business transformation expert, Roman Regelman, to a new position of Senior Executive Vice President and Head of Digital. He will also be joining the firm’s executive committee – BNY Mellon’s most senior governing body.
Regelman’s new role will be effective from September 17, 2018. His responsibilities will include building a new global team across the bank by attracting top digital talent. For the firm, Regelman will be in charge of setting the strategic direction for its digital future.
He will also work on investing in client and internal digital capabilities, such as data management, analytics, artificial intelligence, machine learning and robotics. Whilst performing his new duties, Regelman will report to Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Charles Scharf.
Commenting on the appointment, Scharf said: “BNY Mellon is looking at new ways to provide services to our clients and drive dramatically improved quality and efficiency. Roman is a digital transformation expert who will enable us to be bolder in our approach and more consistently find better solutions for our clients. He is passionate about finding new ways of working, and his deep knowledge of the financial services space will help us accelerate our growth.”
Regelman’s impressive resume
Regelman joins BNY Mellon with an impressive resume, bringing more than 25 years of experience in digital, operations and management consulting. He has been integral in the launch of several fintechs.
His most recent position was Partner and Managing Director at Boston Consulting Group (BCG) for around six years. Here he co-lead the firm’s Financial Institutions Digital business. During his career, he has also held positions at PwC, Mitchell Madison Group and a range of other senior positions in financial and fintech companies.
Regelman has a Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics and an MBA in Business. He is a frequent commentator and author regarding industry trends of the financial services industry.