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Northern Trust Appoints Wim van Ooijen to Lead its Swiss Business

London, May 24, 2017 —

As Northern Trust broadens its market reach across Europe, it announced today that it has appointed Wim van Ooijen, to lead its business activities in Switzerland. Van Ooijen is currently country head for Northern Trust in the Netherlands and Germany.

Reporting to Clive Bellows, head of Global Fund Services, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and effective immediately, van Ooijen will be responsible for Northern Trust’s business in Switzerland, retaining his existing responsibilities for Northern Trust’s German office. He will continue to oversee Northern Trust’s Netherlands business until a replacement is announced. 

“We are pleased to announce Wim’s expanded responsibilities in support of our continuing focus on growing our European franchise,” said Clive Bellows. “His range of experience and European market expertise will ensure we are best placed to cater to our European clients’ specific requirements.” 

Van Ooijen joined Northern Trust in 2004. Before becoming country head for Northern Trust in the Netherlands 2010, he was head of the asset servicing business’ relationship management team based in Amsterdam. Prior to that, he was a senior relationship manager in the Dutch team based in London and subsequently in Amsterdam. 

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Northern Trust Corporation (Nasdaq: NTRS) is a leading provider of wealth management, asset servicing, asset management and banking to corporations, institutions, affluent families and individuals. Founded in Chicago in 1889, Northern Trust has offices in the United States in 19 states and Washington, D.C., and 22 international locations in Canada, Europe, the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific region. As of March 31, 2017, Northern Trust had assets under custody of US$7.1 trillion, and assets under management of US$1 trillion. For more than 125 years, Northern Trust has earned distinction as an industry leader for exceptional service, financial expertise, integrity and innovation. Visit or follow us on Twitter @NorthernTrust.
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