Samir Pandiri

samirpandiriKeynote Speaker:
Samir Pandiri
Executive Vice President and CEO of Asset Servicing – BNY Mellon

Samir Pandiri is an Executive Vice President of BNY Mellon and is the Global CEO of Asset Servicing. Prior to his appointment as CEO of Asset Servicing in March 2013, he served as CEO of Asset Servicing in the Americas and CEO of BNY Mellon’s Alternative Investment Services and AIS Prime Custody businesses.

Samir joined BNY Mellon in 2005. From 2009 and 2011, he served as CEO of BNY Mellon Shareowner Services, where he was responsible for the operational and financial performance of BNY Mellon’s equity administration services business. In that role, he successfully managed the sale of the business to Computershare at the end of 2011. Previously, he was responsible for managing BNY Mellon’s International Corporate Trust business, which included Asia Pacific, EMEA and the America’s regions.

Prior to joining The Bank of New York Mellon, Samir spent 11 years at JPMorgan Chase in its corporate trust division, with expatriate business management assignments in Hong Kong, London, and in New York. He also spent four years with Bankers Trust in New York covering the US Public Utilities and Global Project Finance sectors within their corporate trust group.

Samir is a member of The Bank of New York Mellon Operating Committee, the EMEA Management Committee, the Bank’s Global Diversity & Inclusion Council Operating Committee and Global Head of IMPACT, BNY Mellon’s multicultural business resource group. In 2015, Samir was also appointed Chairman of the Board of CIBC Mellon.

Externally, Samir serves on the Board of Directors of Newark Academy, a private co-educational school located in Livingston, New Jersey.

Samir holds B.S and M.S. degrees in Chemical Engineering and M.B.A. in Finance, all from Columbia University, New York.