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Financial Institutions in the US: Navigating a New Landscape

Catherine Bessant, Head, Global Technology and Operations, Bank of America

Breakfast Presentation by Catherine Bessant, Head, Global Technology and Operations, Bank of America

The rules and regulations governing financial institutions in the US have undergone a dramatic transformation in the aftermath of the financial crisis, as have public and private expectations of the banks themselves. What are the key changes that have taken place in the financial sector? How will the new regulatory environment impact banks, both their current positioning and future trajectory? What are the opportunities and challenges for financial institutions?

Catherine Bessant is a Bank of America veteran, having joined the bank in 1982. She heads Global Technology and Operations at the Bank of America and is responsible for delivering end-to-end technology and operations across the company, managing more than 100,000 people worldwide. Bessant has held a number of roles at the bank including president of Global Corporate Banking, President of Global Product Solutions and President of Consumer Real Estate and Community Development Banking. She has also served as President of Bank of America, Florida and Chief Marketing Officer where she was responsible for marketing, public policy and charitable giving worldwide.


Event Details

Fri 14 Jan 2011
3:00am - 4:15am

Hong Kong Club, 1 Jackson Road, Central Hong Kong (Please note: No sneakers, denim or sportswear)

HK$250 Asia Society members/Full-time students; HK$300 non-members (priority to members). For registration, please contact hk@asiasociety.org