BNY Mellon, the global leader in investment management and investment services, has named PeterPaul Pardi global head of distribution for its Investment Management business.
Pardi has more than 20 years of client and business development experience, primarily in financial services and asset management. Most recently, he was executive director, global head of institutional investment placement, for Arcapita, a global private equity firm. Previously, he worked for PIMCO, Lehman Brothers Investment Management and Barclays Global Investors.
In this new role he will be responsible for creating and implementing the strategies for the organisation’s distribution, marketing and client service functions. Pardi will be based in London reporting to both Curtis Arledge (pictured), chief executive officer of BNY Mellon Investment Management, and Mitchell Harris, president of BNY Mellon Investment Management.
"BNY Mellon Investment Management must excel in the key areas of client service and distribution to succeed as a world-class investment firm," says Arledge. "PeterPaul’s deep client relationships and understanding of their needs, strong international background, strategic business development skills and financial services experience will significantly help us in achieving continued success."
"PeterPaul Pardi has an established track record of creating successful business strategies, managing cross-border sales teams and participating in product design and development," says Harris. "Most importantly, he has focused on building businesses across both traditional and alternative asset classes, and working with institutional, sovereign wealth and mutual fund clients. He will be an important member of our leadership team and will actively participate in setting the strategic direction of the investment management business."
Pardi received his bachelor’s degree from Tufts University, his MBA from the American Graduate School of International Management, and his MSc from the University of Southern California.