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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

SCHEDULE 14A

PROXY STATEMENT PURSUANT TO SECTION 14(a) OF

THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

(Amendment No.     )

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   Preliminary Proxy Statement
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   Definitive Additional Materials
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THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON CORPORATION

 

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*** Exercise Your Right to Vote ***

Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the

Stockholder Meeting to Be Held on April 13, 2021.

 

   

 

Meeting Information

THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON

CORPORATION

    Meeting Type:            Annual Meeting
    For holders as of:       February 16, 2021
    Date:   April 13, 2021         Time:   9:00 AM EDT
   

Location:    Via live webcast at

                      www.virtualshareholdermeeting.com/BK2021.

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The company will be hosting the meeting live via the Internet this year. To attend the meeting via the Internet please visit www.virtualshareholdermeeting.com/BK2021 and be sure to have the information that is printed in the box marked by the arrow LOGO (located on the following page).

        THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON CORPORATION

        240 GREENWICH STREET

        NEW YORK, NY 10286

 

 

You are receiving this communication because you hold shares in the company named above.

        ATTN: JAMES J. KILLERLANE III  

 

This is not a ballot. You cannot use this notice to vote these shares. This communication presents only an overview of the more complete proxy materials that are available to you on the Internet. You may view the proxy materials online at www.proxyvote.com, scan the QR Barcode on the reverse side, or easily request a paper copy (see reverse side).

 

We encourage you to access and review all of the important information contained in the proxy materials before voting.

 

   

 

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  Before You Vote

        How to Access the Proxy Materials

 

 

 

 

Proxy Materials Available to VIEW or RECEIVE:

   
 

NOTICE AND PROXY STATEMENT         ANNUAL REPORT

   
 

 

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Requests, instructions and other inquiries sent to this e-mail address will NOT be forwarded to your investment advisor.

Please make the request as instructed above on or before March 30, 2021 to facilitate timely delivery.

 

   

 

  How To Vote

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Vote By Internet:

 

Before The Meeting:

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During The Meeting:

Go to www.virtualshareholdermeeting.com/BK2021. Have the information that is printed in the box marked by the arrow LOGO (located on the following page) available and follow the instructions.

   
   
 

Vote By Mail: You can vote by mail by requesting a paper copy of the materials, which will include a proxy card.

 

   
 


 

 

 

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Voting Items

 

       

 

 

The Board of Directors recommends a vote FOR all nominees for director, FOR Proxy Item 2, FOR Proxy Item 3, and AGAINST Proxy Item 4.

     

1.  Election of Directors

 

    Nominees:

 

1a.   Linda Z. Cook

 

1b.  Joseph J. Echevarria

 

1c.   Thomas P. “Todd” Gibbons

 

1d.  M. Amy Gilliland

 

1e.   Jeffrey A. Goldstein

 

1f.   K. Guru Gowrappan

 

1g.  Ralph Izzo

 

1h.  Edmund F. “Ted” Kelly

 

1i.   Elizabeth E. Robinson

 

1j.   Samuel C. Scott III

 

1k.  Frederick O. Terrell

 

1l.   Alfred W. “Al” Zollar

    

2.  Advisory resolution to approve the 2020 compensation of our named executive officers.

 

3.  Ratification of KPMG LLP as our independent auditor for 2021.

 

4.  Stockholder proposal regarding stockholder requests for a record date to initiate written consent.

  
 


 

    

 

 

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