Valerie Haertel, IRC

Global HeadĀ of Investor Relations BNY Mellon

Photograph of Valerie Haertel, IRC  Valerie Haertel is Global Head of Investor Relations at BNY Mellon in New York.

Prior to this, Haertel was Senior Vice President of Investor Relations at State Street Corporation in Boston. She was responsible for the global investor relations program, managing relationships with the company’s shareholders and analysts, since June of 2012. Prior to State Street Corporation, Haertel served as Vice President of Investor Relations for Medco Health Solutions since 2006; Vice President and Director of Investor Relations at AllianceBernstein for five years; Senior Vice President of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications at telecommunication services provider, RCN Corporation; Director of Nasdaq Company Services and Chief Retention Officer for The Nasdaq Stock market; Vice President of Corporate Analysis/Investor Relations at Georgeson & Company; and Research Associate at Prudential Securities. She was named Best Investor Relations Officer by Institutional Investor magazine in 2009 and 2010 for the Healthcare Services and Distribution industry. Under her leadership, Medco was named as having the Top Corporate IR Management Program in 2009 for Healthcare Equipment and Services by Greenwich Associates, ranking No. 16 for all industries combined.

Haertel has been a NIRI member since 1995, and serves on the NIRI-Boston chapter Board. She is a member of the NIRI Senior Roundtable. Haertel was Chapter President of NIRI-NY in 2004-2005, and served on the NIRI-NY chapter board for six years. She is also a member of the Investor Relations Association. Haertel graduated from St. John’s University with a Bachelor of Science degree as well as a Master of Business Administration.