Northern Trust Logo

Northern Trust Press Release


Northern Trust Bolsters Institutional Sales and Client Service Teams

Appointments Reinforce Commitment to Delivering Local and Global Expertise

CHICAGO, July 12, 2017 —

Northern Trust has made a series of senior appointments across its institutional client service and business development teams around the globe.

“As our institutional client base grows across all regions, we continue to bring in talented professionals with the skills and experience our clients seek and the specific expertise to position our innovative technology in very competitive markets,” said Penelope Biggs, head of strategy, Corporate and Institutional Services at Northern Trust. “These appointments will drive our momentum and proactive approach in supporting the evolving needs of clients, through advanced operating models and scalable technology designed to deliver an optimum transparency and data governance experience.”

Shaun Flavin has joined as head of North American institutional sales, responsible for asset servicing sales, including global custody and transition management to large institutional investors in North America. Based in Chicago, Flavin has more than 25 years of experience in fund operations, institutional sales and relationship management most recently in senior leadership roles at BNY Mellon.

Andrea Perry joined as senior client relationship manager at Northern Trust Canada for the Atlantic region, serving both institutional investors and asset management firms. A 30-year veteran of the investment industry, Perry comes to Northern Trust from an investment management firm where she was responsible for developing and executing business development strategy and growth initiatives specifically in Atlantic Canada. Perry is a past president and current member of the CFA Society Atlantic Canada and member of the Association of Canadian Pension Management (ACPM).

Nigel Colgan joined Northern Trust’s institutional sales team in London in a newly created role of senior technology sales consultant, EMEA. Colgan will engage with strategic asset owners and asset managers across the region on the breadth and depth of Northern Trust’s technology solutions to support investment decision making, execution, oversight and analytics. Colgan brings more than 25 years of asset servicing experience, working with different client types across the region at BNY Mellon and ABN Amro Mellon.

Johnson Har joined as an institutional sales manager in Hong Kong. Har will focus on bringing Northern Trust’s extensive capabilities and expert solutions to asset owners and asset managers across China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and South Korea. He joins from SS&C Fund Services and has worked for nearly a decade in business development and client relations for asset management, fund servicing and financial technology firms in the Hong Kong market.

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.

Northern Trust Corporation, Head Office: 50 South La Salle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60603 U.S.A., incorporated with limited liability in the U.S. Global legal and regulatory information can be found at