MINNEAPOLIS – June 3, 2019 – Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (NYSE: AMP) today announced that Mr. Brian T. Shea has been appointed to its board of directors, effective as of June 1, 2019.
Mr. Shea previously served as Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Investment Services for BNY Mellon, which included overseeing the firm’s global technology and operations. He also previously held multiple senior executive roles at Pershing, LLC, including Chairman, CEO, President and COO. Mr. Shea has served as a member of the Board of Governors of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, a director of the Depository Trust and Clearing Corp., a director of the Insured Retirement Institute and was Chairman of the Membership Committee of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Authority.
Mr. Shea currently serves as an independent director on the boards of Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. and RBB Funds, Inc, and he previously served as an independent director on the board of WisdomTree Investments, Inc. Mr. Shea received his B.S. in Business Management from St. John’s University (where he currently serves as a trustee) and an M.B.A. in Finance from Pace University.
“My fellow directors and I are extremely pleased to welcome Brian to the board,” said Jim Cracchiolo, chairman and chief executive officer. “Brian brings substantial financial services experience and insight to Ameriprise, including a deep understanding of the wealth management and asset management industries and the critical roles technology and operations play in delivering an exceptional client experience. The board of directors and our executive leadership team look forward to working with him.”
At Ameriprise Financial, we have been helping people feel confident about their financial future for more than 120 years. With a nationwide network of 10,000 financial advisors and extensive asset management, advisory and insurance capabilities, we have the strength and expertise to serve the full range of individual and institutional investors’ financial needs. For more information, visit ameriprise.com.