NEW YORK, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BNY Mellon, the global leader in asset management and securities servicing, today announced that J. Kevin McCarthy has been named executive vice president and deputy general counsel for global litigation and regulatory enforcement. He will join the company on September 30 and report to Jane Sherburne, senior executive vice president and general counsel. McCarthy, who has practiced law in the financial services industry for more than 20 years, will lead the team that oversees company litigation and regulatory enforcement globally.
"The breadth of Kevin's experience in corporate counsel roles and his depth in managing litigation and regulatory matters for major financial institutions makes him uniquely qualified for this position," Sherburne said. "We look forward to having the benefit of Kevin's leadership and management skills in this important area."
McCarthy, 45, most recently was general counsel and corporate secretary for Cowen Group, an investment banking firm, which he joined in 2006. He previously was a partner with Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr, and also served in key roles at Credit Suisse First Boston, including managing director and global head of litigation.
BNY Mellon is a global financial services company focused on helping clients manage and service their financial assets, operating in 36 countries and serving more than 100 markets. (NYSE: BK) BNY Mellon is a leading provider of financial services for institutions, corporations and high-net-worth individuals, providing superior asset management and wealth management, asset servicing, issuer services, clearing services and treasury services through a worldwide client-focused team. It has $21.8 trillion in assets under custody and administration and $1.0 trillion in assets under management, services $11.6 trillion in outstanding debt and processes global payments averaging $1.5 trillion per day. BNY Mellon is the corporate brand of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation. Learn more at www.bnymellon.com.SOURCE BNY Mellon