Business 100 - 2012

Brian A. Ruane

Brian Ruane/BNY Mellon

Brian Ruane is a member of the Executive Committee for Pershing, a BNY Mellon company, and a member of BNY Mellon’s Operating Committee. He is responsible for Broker-Dealer Services, U.S. Tri-Party Services, Derivatives Clearing and co-leads Pershing Prime Services.

Prior to his current role, Brian was CEO of BNY Mellon’s Alternative Investment and Broker-Dealer Services. He was previously head of Global Client Management in North America. He served on the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Working Committee on The Future of The U.S. Government Securities Markets.

Brian is a member of the board of directors of BNY Mellon Clearing International Limited, and BNY Mellon’s Sovereign Wealth Advisory Group. He is also a member of the advisory board of The UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business and The Frank G. Zarb School of Business, from which he received an MBA in international finance. Born in the U.S. and raised in Ireland, Brian is also a graduate of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants in the UK and Ireland.