Bank of America Merrill Lynch has landed another top technologist in New York as it continues to bring in senior hires before the end of the year.
Following on from the appointment of Caroline Arnold, who quit Goldman Sachs to join Bank of America Merrill Lynch as a managing director and global head of enterprise technology, earlier this month, it's now hired from the post-trade giant the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC). Mieko Shibata, who has spent nearly four years heading up the firm's derivatives technology group and global trades repository.
Previously, Shibata was an MD in the corporate and investment banking (CIB) technology group at J.P. Morgan, where she worked for four and a half years on CIB clearance and collateral management technology.
She's also a former MD in the institutional securities group at Morgan Stanley, where she began her career in the Tokyo office before earning a promotion and relocating to New York, then London and eventually back to Wall Street. During her two decades at the firm, she rose from application developer to vice president of global custody integration services to executive director and the head of U.S. settlements and post-execution trades technology. After getting promoted to MD, she worked as the head of listed derivatives post-execution technology at Morgan Stanley before moving to J.P. Morgan in 2010.