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Northern Trust Names Head of Sydney Office

Sydney, June 07, 2017 —

Northern Trust (Nasdaq: NTRS) has appointed Sally Surgeon as head of its Sydney office. Surgeon, who was most recently based in Northern Trust’s Melbourne office, will also retain her responsibilities as head of client services for Australasia. 

In her new role, effective 1 June 2017, Surgeon will be responsible for all aspects of Northern Trust’s growing Sydney office, including supporting various industry, client and consultant relationships in the city. She continues to report directly to Madeleine Senior, head of the Australasia region at Northern Trust.

Northern Trust announced it had established its second office in Australia following its acquisition of Aviate Global last year. Together, Northern Trust’s offices in Sydney and Melbourne offer a comprehensive range of customized asset servicing, asset management and capital markets solutions to institutional and investment managers.
“We continue to see an increasing demand for our range of innovative institutional-level asset servicing and asset management solutions across Australasia,” said Senior. “Sally has been instrumental in growing our client base across the region and we are delighted to appoint her to lead our Sydney office where, drawing on her experience, she will focus on continuing to deepen relationships with our clients and the industry and drive momentum for our expanding business.” 

Surgeon joined Northern Trust in 2005, in London, before moving to Northern Trust’s Melbourne office in 2007. She has more than 20 years’ experience in the financial services industry, performing a range of client-facing roles supporting large, sophisticated and complex clients including investment managers, sovereign wealth funds and insurance and superannuation funds. 

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 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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