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BNY Mellon Names Starks Head Of Asset Servicing Business In Germany, CEE

BNY Mellon, a global leader in investment management and investment services, has appointed Katherine Starks as head of its asset servicing business in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and CEE region. This was announced today by Daron Pearce, CEO, BNY Mellon EMEA Asset Servicing.

As head of the asset servicing business, Starks will lead the growth of BNY Mellon’s custody, depositary and fund accounting services in the region. Beyond established custody and administration services, she will oversee the delivery of value-added services, including BNY Mellon’s digital strategy.

"The German market is a key strategic priority for BNY Mellon and we are strongly committed to adding local strength and long-term stability to our client-facing team in Germany," said Pearce. "Katherine brings deep knowledge of the European market and extensive experience in leading world-class teams and especially serving client needs in Germany.”

Starks was formerly Head of Continental Europe for sales, relationship and account management for the Euroclear group, where she led a large, multi-location team and oversaw sales, client retention and satisfaction.

“I came to BNY Mellon because of its significant market position and legacy of trust in the market,” said Starks. “I look forward to strengthening our presence in the region and to continue to provide professional and innovative solutions to our clients.”