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Henry P. Johnson Joins Northern Trust Wealth Management East Region as Executive Vice President and Vice Chairman

NEW YORK, January 11, 2016 —

Northern Trust announced today that it has appointed Henry P. Johnson as Executive Vice President and Vice Chairman of Wealth Management in the East Region, reporting to East Region President David Blowers.

Johnson will be based in Northern Trust’s New York City office and will lead the Northeast business, with John Hoffman, president of Greater New York, and Bill Buccella, president of New England, reporting to him.
“Henry is an outstanding leader and we are delighted to combine his pedigree and experience with that of our talented team in the East Region,” Wealth Management President Steven L. Fradkin said. "Henry brings to Northern Trust deep expertise in working with ultra-high net worth families and a strong business track record coupled with an uncompromising focus on the client. Henry’s significant experience aligns well with Northern Trust's core strengths and will further deepen our expertise and leadership in this important market.”

Johnson previously served as chief executive officer for Fiduciary Trust Company International, where he held a variety of leadership roles since 1994 prior to being named CEO.  Johnson is deeply engaged with arts, educational and cultural institutions in and around New York City, including Vassar College, New York Botanical Garden, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The New York Public Library, Garden Conservancy, the Josiah H. Macy, Jr. Foundation and Greenwood Gardens.  He has prior professional experience at The Blackstone Group, Sotheby's, Inc. and Sullivan & Cromwell.  He has an undergraduate degree from Vassar College and a Master’s degree from the Yale School of Management.

About Northern Trust Wealth Management

Northern Trust Wealth Management specializes in goals-driven financial advice backed by innovative technology and a strong fiduciary heritage. Northern Trust Wealth Management is ranked among the top 10 U.S. wealth managers with $225 billion in assets under management as of September 30, 2015, and a wide network of wealth management offices across the United States and abroad.

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About Northern Trust

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 20 international locations in Canada, Europe, the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific region. As of September 30, 2015, Northern Trust had assets under custody of US$6 trillion, and assets under management of US$887 billion. 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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