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Northern Trust Announces New Head of Sales for Europe, Middle East and Africa

LONDON, September 08, 2015 —

To continue to drive sales momentum for its business across Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), Northern Trust (Nasdaq: NTRS) has appointed Douglas Gee as head of sales for its asset servicing business.

Gee, who was most recently head of institutional sales for Northern Trust in the UK and Ireland, joined Northern Trust in 2008. He replaces Madeleine Senior, who has been appointed to lead Northern Trust in Australia and New Zealand.

“Douglas has been instrumental in driving our sales strategy across pensions, insurance companies, sovereign wealth funds and central banks and understands the key challenges faced by both asset owners and asset managers,” said Wilson Leech, head of Northern Trust in Europe, Middle East and Africa. “We are pleased to leverage his business development experience and expertise to lead our sales teams, positioning us for further growth and opportunity.”

As one of the world’s leading global custodians, Northern Trust provides asset servicing solutions to leading institutional investors including pension schemes, insurance companies, sovereign wealth funds and others, as well as global investment managers, with clients and asset classes serviced spanning traditional funds, hedge funds, fund of funds, private equity, real estate, infrastructure, tax-transparent funds and exchange traded funds.

“At Northern Trust we understand both asset owners and asset managers face unique challenges, requiring tailored, innovative solutions to support their evolving businesses, often in short time-frames,” said Leech. “Our asset servicing sales team work with our clients to understand their specific requirements and design solutions that best meets their needs.”

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 June 30, 2015, Northern Trust had assets under custody of US$6.2 trillion, and assets under management of US$946 billion. For 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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