Aneish Kumar will spearhead payments and trade growth, as well as overseeing trade risk portfolio across Asia.
BNY Mellon has appointed Aneish Kumar as head of treasury services for the Indian Sub-continent. In this newly expanded role, Kumar will be responsible for managing the continued growth of the company’s treasury services business throughout the Indian Sub-continent, and he will also take on lead responsibility for management of BNY Mellon’s trade finance risk portfolio in the Asia region.
Kumar will continue to be located in Mumbai and reports to A. Richard Brown, head of yreasury Services for Asia Pacific, based at the company’s regional Asia Pacific headquarters in Hong Kong.
Kumar’s career spans more than 25 years, during which time he has held a number of senior management positions in the fields of treasury services and corporate finance. He joined BNY Mellon in 1998 as country manager and chief representative for India and has contributed significantly to the growth of BNY Mellon’s treasury business thanks to his strong relationships with major Indian corporate and financial institutions and experience in the commercial aspects of trade finance.