BNY Mellon announced Tuesday (April 9) the appointment of three executives to help oversee the digitization strategy at the bank.
In a press release, BNY Mellon said it named Alina Peradze digital business development leader, Janelle Prevost client journey reimagination leader, and Michael Demissie as advanced digital solutions leader. All three report to Roman Regelman, who is in charge of digital at BNY Mellon and will be based in New York.
“Alina, Janelle and Michael’s combined experience and expertise will further accelerate BNY Mellon’s digital future as we reimagine the end-to-end client journey and launch new digital offerings,” said Regelman. “Our clients’ needs demand that we deliver the very best digital experience and innovation. Our growing bench of digital talent will sharpen and unlock even more value in a constantly changing, disruptive environment.”
According to BNY Mellon, Peradze is in charge of building and launching new digital businesses, coming from Saga Group where she was CEO. She’s also managed strategy projects and invested in early-stage companies. Earlier in her career, she held senior roles with a focus on capital markets at Barclays Investment Bank, Strategy& (formerly Booz & Company), and Arthur Anderson.
Prevost is in charge of the bank’s aim to rethink how it delivers services to customers. She joins BNY Mellon from BlackRock where she worked on their digital transformation and, prior to BlackRock, led several banks’ digital customer experience strategies. Demissie will head up a newly-created area to come up with the strategic approach toward enterprises and build and deploy advanced technologies. That includes artificial intelligence, robotics, machine learning and related techniques, BNY Mellon said in the press release. He joins the company from State Street where he was Global Lead for Robotics/Artificial Intelligence and head of lean management office. He also led a global program that used emerging technologies to drive change.