Bonnie McGeer is the executive editor of American Banker. She oversees its monthly magazine, along with annual projects such as the Survey of Bank Reputations, Best Banks to Work For and Big Ideas in Banking. She also chairs the Most Powerful Women in Banking and Finance program.
Amber Baldet is exiting JPMorgan Chase to start her own venture, and another female executive is taking charge of the blockchain effort. BofA makes major progress on digital mortgages and gets gun-shy after Parkland. Plus, GM’s one-sentence dress code.
Berkery will be succeeded by Michael Blum as the chairman of UBS Bank USA. A Merrill Lynch alum, Berkery was part of the turnaround team at UBS' wealth management unit, and during her tenure, the lending book at its bank more than doubled in size.