President and CEO
State Street Global Advisors
Ronald P. O’Hanley is president and CEO of State Street Global Advisors (SSGA), the investment management arm of State Street Corporation, and a global leader with $2.4 trillion in assets under management.
O’Hanley previously was president of asset management and corporate services for Fidelity Investments, and was responsible for the oversight of all Fidelity asset management organizations, including Fidelity Management & Research Company, Pyramis Global Advisors and the asset allocation teams, with a combined total of $1.8 trillion in assets under management. He also oversaw finance, human resources, legal risk, corporate compliance, government relations and public affairs, and enterprise technology. He served at Fidelity from 2010 to 2014.
Prior to joining Fidelity, O’Hanley served as president and CEO of BNY Mellon Asset Management in Boston and vice chairman of Bank New York Mellon Corp. Before joining Mellon in February 1997, he was with McKinsey & Company, Inc., from 1986 to 1997 and was elected a partner in 1992.
O’Hanley serves on the boards of Unum Corp; Rhode Island Commerce Corp and The Conference Board. He serves as vice chairman of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He is also a member of the boards of the East/West Institute, The Boston Foundation, WBUR, the Institute of Contemporary Art, and the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Administration at Syracuse University. He advises a number of technology and financial services start-ups.
He received his bachelor of arts degree in political science from Syracuse University in 1980 and his MBA from the Harvard University Graduate School of Business in 1986.