Bank of America Merrill Lynch Expands Global Payments Technology Group

Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) has appointed James Clear and Richard Hilsley to the global payments and international branch technology group. Clear joins as a senior vice president and technology manager, and Hilsley as a vice president. They both report to Andrew Sturrock, head of development, international payments technology.

Clear joins after a 14-year career at LBBW. He was most recently senior technology manager and head of programme management and development, where he provided the strategic development and co-ordination of all IT and banking requirements for their London office. Before this, Clear was LBBW’s head of IT, a position he held for four years.

Hilsley join with 13 years’ IT experience across various industries, most recently performing a programme management role at Catlin Insurance. Prior to this, he was head of technology services for business process outsourcing (BPO) specialists Xchanging, where he worked for five years in technology delivery to the Insurance sector.


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