BOSTON, April 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Eagle Investment Systems LLC, a leading provider of financial services technology and a subsidiary of BNY Mellon, today announced Marc Firenze has been appointed chief technology officer. A 20-year veteran in financial services technology, Firenze is responsible for setting the strategy, technology development, architecture and growth around Eagle's investment management product suite.

Near-term objectives for Firenze include enhancing the Eagle platform to reduce the total cost of ownership for clients, employing new technologies to augment existing delivery options, and leveraging the outsourcing capabilities of BNY Mellon. Today, Eagle clients have access to the full continuum of delivery options from software installation, to application hosting (ASP) and to outsourcing.

Marc has performed in a number of critical, senior roles at Eagle where his leadership and passion for the business have directly influenced our current success, said John Lehner, president and chief executive officer at Eagle. Marc is the right choice for positioning our solutions to address clients' needs, while supporting Eagle's growth objectives. His past contributions have been instrumental in our ability to develop and deliver innovative solutions to the investment management industry.

Firenze began his career with Eagle in 1997 and has been directly involved in the build-out of its products, including new feature design, analysis and quality assurance. He has played a significant role in every major release of Eagle software and was responsible for launching the enterprise technology platform that underlies the product suite. Firenze also played a key role in the initial development and delivery of Eagle's data management solution and its alternative investment accounting solution.

Eagle Investment Systems LLC, a subsidiary of BNY Mellon Asset Servicing, is a global provider of financial services technology. Eagle provides leading-edge technology and services for data management, investment accounting and performance measurement. Eagle's product suite is offered as an installed application or can be hosted via Eagle ACCESS(SM), Eagle's ASP offering. Additional information is available at

BNY Mellon Asset Servicing offers clients worldwide a broad spectrum of specialized asset servicing capabilities, including custody and fund services, securities lending, performance and analytics, and execution services.

BNY Mellon is the corporate brand of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation . BNY Mellon is a global financial services company focused on helping clients manage and service their financial assets, operating in 34 countries and serving more than 100 markets. BNY Mellon is a leading provider of financial services for institutions, corporations and high-net-worth individuals, providing superior asset management and wealth management, asset servicing, issuer services, clearing services and treasury services through a worldwide client-focused team. It has US$22.3 trillion in assets under custody and administration, US$1.1 trillion in assets under management, services US$12 trillion in outstanding debt and processes global payments averaging US$1.6 trillion per day. Additional information is available at

SOURCE: Eagle Investment Systems LLC

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