Press Release 15 Jun 2017 15th June 2017 - IDA Ireland today congratulated BNY Mellon, a global leader in investment management and investment servicing, on 15 years of operations in Wexford. BNY Mellon’s Irish operations currently employ over 1,600 people and offer a broad range of services including asset servicing, alternative investment services and corporate trust.Commenting on BNY Mellon's anniversary, Head of International Financial Services Kieran Donoghue said: “I am delighted to congratulate BNY Mellon on celebrating 15 years of operations in Wexford. Their commitment to the town and region has been unwavering and is testament to their excellent local staff and high quality client servicing capabilities. Today’s celebrations also remind us that financial services firms are operating and performing to world class standards across Ireland's regions".“The firm has made a significant contribution to the local economy in Wexford. On behalf of IDA Ireland, I would like to acknowledge the achievement of Country Executive Joe Duffy and all the staff and offer our continued support to BNY Mellon as they evolve their operations in Ireland".“BNY Mellon is a global investments company and its presence in Ireland is invaluable to the IDA as we promote the jurisdiction internationally and further develop our financial services portfolio".“Since the launch of the Government's Strategy for the financial services sector (IFS 2020), more than 5,000 net new jobs have been created in the Industry through the collective efforts of existing firms like BNY Mellon, IDA Ireland, the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, the Department of Finance and other Stakeholders".