October 30, 2008 The Bank of New York Mellon (New York) has named Richard Brown managing director and head of international payment and trade services for Asia. Based in Hong Kong and reporting to David Cruikshank, global manager, treasury services sales, Brown will be responsible for managing and building The Bank of New York Mellon's delivery of payment and trade services, including trade outsourcing, USD clearing and cross-border payments, to clients in Asia. Brown was formerly with joins Bank of America, where as senior Asia Pacific business executive he managed global treasury services in Asia. Brown has more than 20 years of experience in financial services, including senior positions with Citibank Canada and Citigroup in Hong Kong. He also has served as a consultant with McKinsey & Company, and is experienced in securities and commercial fund management. In his new position, Brown replaces Gerard Sheridan, who is assuming new treasury services responsibilities in New York.