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BNY Mellon names ex-head of Visa as CEO

July 17 (Reuters) - Bank of New York Mellon Corp named Visa Inc's former chief executive Charles Scharf as its CEO, effective immediately.

Scharf will replace Gerald Hassell, who will continue to serve as chairman of the board through Dec. 31, BNY said on Monday. (Reporting by Sruthi Shankar in Bengaluru; Editing by Sriraj Kalluvila)