Sinead Colton Grant was named global head of BNY Mellon Investor Solutions, the outsourced chief investment officer business of BNY Mellon Wealth Management, company spokesman Ben Tanner confirmed in an email.
Effective Thursday, she succeeds Jamie Lewin, who left the company to return to the U.K. to be with his family.
Ms. Grant will oversee the firm's $29 billion OCIO business. She is based in New York and reports to Catherine Keating, CEO of BNY Mellon Wealth Management.
Ms. Grant is deputy CIO and head of equities for BNY Mellon Wealth Management and head of responsible investing for wealth management and digital assets. She will continue to oversee the responsible investing and digital assets initiative. No one is being appointed deputy CIO at this time, Mr. Tanner said.
BNY Mellon Wealth Management had $292 billion in total client assets as of March 31.