BNY Mellon has appointed Christoph Stähler as head of Trust and Depositary Germany, effective 1 April, 2019.
Chris Stähler toph will be responsible for managing BNY Mellon’s depositary activities in Germany, including operational oversight, service delivery, client satisfaction, setting the strategic direction for the business and ensuring the business adheres to all relevant risk, compliance and regulatory guidelines.
Based in Frankfurt, he will report into Keith Whitelock, EMEA head of Trust and Depositary.
Stähler brings over 20 years’ experience in the financial services sector, most of that in depositary and custody services. Most recently, he was head of Helaba’s Depotbank business, based in Frankfurt and Düsseldorf. He previously held senior management roles at Commerzbank and DZ Bank. He started his career as a consultant at KPMG BearingPoint.
Daron Pearce, CEO, BNY Mellon EMEA Asset Servicing, says: “The German market is a key strategic priority for BNY Mellon and we are strongly committed to adding strength and long-term stability to our team in Germany. Christoph will play a key role in providing world class services to our clients and enhancing our services. He joins us at an exciting time as we continue to develop our One EMEA T&D Model.”