Northern Trust announced today that Arti Sharma has joined as head of The Northern Trust Company, Canada. Based in Toronto, Sharma is responsible for all of Northern Trust's operations in the Canadian market.
Sharma joins Northern Trust from Mercer, where she was a principal and Custody Practice leader and responsible for Business Development for Mercer Sentinel services.
"We've experienced significant growth and success in Canada, and under Arti Sharma's leadership, we will continue to build on that momentum," said Northern Trust Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Frederick H. Waddell. "Arti has an accomplished history of business growth and building strong client relationships, and we are thrilled to have her join Northern Trust."
As a principal and head of business development at Mercer, Sharma was responsible for the growth and development of the custody practice. Prior to that, she was senior vice president at Thomas Murray North America, where she was the first regional head for North America as part of the organization's global expansion. Before joining Thomas Murray, she worked at CIBC Mellon in executive management and sales positions.
About Northern Trust
Northern Trust Corporation (Nasdaq: NTRS) is a leading provider of investment management, asset and fund administration, banking solutions and fiduciary services for corporations, institutions and affluent individuals worldwide. Northern Trust, a financial holding company based in Chicago, has offices in 18 U.S. states and 18 international locations in North America, Europe, the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific region. As of September 30, 2013, Northern Trust had assets under custody of US$5.2 trillion, and assets under investment management of US$846.2 billion. For more than 120 years, Northern Trust has earned distinction as an industry leader in combining exceptional service and expertise with innovative products and technology. For more information, visit www.northerntrust.com or follow us on Twitter @NorthernTrust.