Mellon Financial Corporation announced the appointment of Ian Gunner and Peter Cera as vice presidents in Mellon’s Global Foreign Exchange Group.
Ian Gunner will serve as Mellon’s London-based head of foreign exchange research. Formerly senior foreign exchange strategist at ABN AMRO, Gunner also gained foreign exchange experience with SBC Warburg and Chase Manhattan. Named chief portfolio strategist for Mellon Global Foreign Exchange, Peter Cera will be based in Boston. Cera joins Mellon after serving for four years as senior strategist at State Street Corporation.
“The addition of these significant talents to our foreign exchange research team underscores Mellon’s commitment to providing value-added FX services to our institutional and corporate customers” said Richard Rua, senior vice president and manager of Mellon Global Foreign Exchange.
Exploiting Mellon’s growing presence in London, Ian Gunner will focus on technical analysis and the assessment of positional and event risk in the near term, and overriding capital flow trends in the long term, providing Mellon’s clients with a unique and systematic approach to all aspects of foreign exchange forecasting.
Peter Cera will work alongside Russell/Mellon Analytical Services, providing Mellon clients with timely analyses of global investor risk positioning and related capital flows to identify investment patterns likely to influence asset prices and currency exchange rates.
Mellon Financial Corporation is a global financial services company. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, USA, Mellon is one of the world’s leading providers of financial services for affluent individuals and institutions and corporations, providing private wealth management, institutional asset management, mutual funds, trust and custody, human resources consulting and outsourcing services, investor services and cash management. Mellon has more than $2.6 trillion in assets under management, administration or custody, including more than $545 billion under management. Its asset management companies include The Dreyfus Corporation and U.K.-based Newton Investment Management Limited.