Dreyfus Names Sean Foley Director of E-Business

Apr 05, 2001, 01:00 ET from The Dreyfus Corporation

    NEW YORK, April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dreyfus Corporation today announced
 it has named Sean Foley director of Dreyfus e-business, a newly created
 position that will oversee content and design for the firm's Web site,
 http://www.dreyfus.com.  The Dreyfus Web site is rated one of the Forbes
 magazine's "Best of the Web" among mutual fund families.
     "We've always viewed the Internet as an extension of our existing business
 strategy, which centers around building strong relationships with our
 shareholders and their financial advisors," said Stephen E. Canter, Dreyfus
 president, chief operating officer and chief investment officer.  "Dreyfus'
 new e-business group will help us continue to deliver a compelling and
 convenient online experience to our customers, utilizing the extensive
 e-commerce capabilities of Mellon Financial Corporation."
     Foley will report directly to Stephen Burke, president, Dreyfus
 Advertising and Marketing.
     Foley, 31, comes to Dreyfus following six years at New York Life, where he
 was most recently vice president of e-commerce for New York Life Investment
 Management.  Before that he served as new media manager for New York Life
 Benefit Services in Norwood, Mass.  Prior to joining New York Life, Foley was
 a programmer/analyst for Synetics Corp. and a quality assurance technician and
 engineer for Phoenix Technologies.
     Foley received a bachelor's degree in natural science and computer science
 from North Adams State College.
     The Dreyfus Corporation, established in 1951 and headquartered in New York
 City, is one of the nation's leading fund companies, currently managing
 approximately $150 billion in more than 195 mutual fund portfolios.  Dreyfus
 is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mellon Financial Corporation (NYSE:   MEL), a
 global financial services company.  Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Mellon is one
 of the world's leading providers of asset management, trust, custody and
 benefits consulting services and offers a comprehensive array of banking
 services for individuals and corporations.  Mellon has $2.8 trillion in assets
 under management, administration or custody, including $530 billion under
 management. Its asset management companies include The Dreyfus Corporation and
 Newton Investment Management Limited (U.K.).
 
 

SOURCE The Dreyfus Corporation
    NEW YORK, April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dreyfus Corporation today announced
 it has named Sean Foley director of Dreyfus e-business, a newly created
 position that will oversee content and design for the firm's Web site,
 http://www.dreyfus.com.  The Dreyfus Web site is rated one of the Forbes
 magazine's "Best of the Web" among mutual fund families.
     "We've always viewed the Internet as an extension of our existing business
 strategy, which centers around building strong relationships with our
 shareholders and their financial advisors," said Stephen E. Canter, Dreyfus
 president, chief operating officer and chief investment officer.  "Dreyfus'
 new e-business group will help us continue to deliver a compelling and
 convenient online experience to our customers, utilizing the extensive
 e-commerce capabilities of Mellon Financial Corporation."
     Foley will report directly to Stephen Burke, president, Dreyfus
 Advertising and Marketing.
     Foley, 31, comes to Dreyfus following six years at New York Life, where he
 was most recently vice president of e-commerce for New York Life Investment
 Management.  Before that he served as new media manager for New York Life
 Benefit Services in Norwood, Mass.  Prior to joining New York Life, Foley was
 a programmer/analyst for Synetics Corp. and a quality assurance technician and
 engineer for Phoenix Technologies.
     Foley received a bachelor's degree in natural science and computer science
 from North Adams State College.
     The Dreyfus Corporation, established in 1951 and headquartered in New York
 City, is one of the nation's leading fund companies, currently managing
 approximately $150 billion in more than 195 mutual fund portfolios.  Dreyfus
 is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mellon Financial Corporation (NYSE:   MEL), a
 global financial services company.  Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Mellon is one
 of the world's leading providers of asset management, trust, custody and
 benefits consulting services and offers a comprehensive array of banking
 services for individuals and corporations.  Mellon has $2.8 trillion in assets
 under management, administration or custody, including $530 billion under
 management. Its asset management companies include The Dreyfus Corporation and
 Newton Investment Management Limited (U.K.).
 
 SOURCE  The Dreyfus Corporation

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