The segment covers its insurer, asset manager, pension fund, central bank and sovereign and wealth fund clients and has been outlined a strategic focus.
Since joining BNY Mellon in the summer of last year, Charles Scharf has highlighted a number of new strategic goals for the bank.
ISLA names securities lending expert as director of regulatory policy and market practice.
The hire will help fill a gap left by its long-time global head of securities finance equity trading, who left the bank in the summer.
It is the latest significant hire for Cantor Fitzgerald as it continues to boost its global prime brokerage offering.
Northern Trust's Dane Fannin will relocate from Hong Kong to Chicago for the role, while Mark Snowdon has been promoted to head of capital markets APAC.
De Vidts, who has served in the financial markets since 1972, was one of the pioneers of the international and tri-party markets in the mid-1990s.
Haggart previously served as head of fund accounting, and prior to joining SS&C in March 2017 he spent almost nine years at EY in Luxembourg.
The appointment rounds off the global restructuring of HSBC's securities services leadership, following the appointment of two new global co-heads for the business.
Tom Carey previously led the combination of all of Broadridge’s international technology businesses into a single integrated unit earlier this year.