BNY Mellon names David Cruikshank as chairman of Asia Pacific
With more than 25 years' experience in financial services, Mr. Cruikshank joined BNY Mellon in 2003 and leads the Corporates and Public Finance Market Segment team within Global Client Management, one of the four key segments served by the company.
Prior to this role, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Treasury Services at BNY Mellon, setting the strategic direction and leading business execution for the company's Global Payments, Trade Finance and Cash Management business.
His experience also includes acting as Global Head of Sales and Relationship Management of Treasury Services at BNY Mellon, working in Global Transaction Service organizations of Citibank and ABN AMRO Bank, where he has held various positions including European Head of Marketing, Sales and Service; Global Head of Solution Delivery and Head of Client Service and Implementation for North and South America.
Mr. Cruikshank succeeds Stephen Lackey, who has been Asia-Pacific chairman since 2011 and will take on the vice chairmanship of the company's Pennsylvania region in addition to a new strategic client management role within the Global Client Management group.
Mr. Lackey joined BNY Mellon in 1981 and, prior to moving to Hong Kong, served as BNY Mellon's director of global corporate development and investor relations, overseeing the company's merger and acquisitions activities and its relationships with shareholders and equity/debt analysts.
During a career spanning more than thirty years, Mr. Lackey has held a range of client-focused assignments, including his leadership of units that supported multinational clients, communications and technology clients and specialized industries clients.