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Marie E. Dzanis, CIMA®

Head of Asset Management, EMEA

Marie Dzanis, CIMA®, is head of asset management in EMEA, responsible for the end-to-end asset management business in the region including governance, strategy, operations, portfolio management, product business development and talent of Northern Trust Asset Management.


Marie is the CEO of Northern Trust Global Investment, LTD (U.K.) and sits on the boards of Northern Trust Global Funds, PLC; Northern Trust Fund Managers (Ireland) Limited, Northern Trust Investment Funds and FlexShares ETF ICAV Funds. Marie serves on several executive, business and risk committees globally for Northern Trust Asset Management including the Northern Trust Asset Management Executive Committee and EMEA cross-business.


Previous to joining Northern Trust in 2011, Marie held executive positions at iShares/Blackrock, JPMorgan Asset Management and Smith Barney. Marie’s comprehensive business acumen highlights driving diverse and profitable growth in businesses. Her multifaceted career began as a financial advisor and subsequently includes experience in securities lending, trading, product development, sales management and profit-and-loss management.


As a recognized industry leader and media contributor, Marie has been celebrated as among the "Women to Watch" from Investment News (2017) and “Top Women in Asset Management” by Money Management Executive (2015). Marie sits on the of the board of directors of the Investment Association in the U.K., along with the Investment Association’s financial, audit and risk committee. She is a member of the C200 most successful women in business, along with Irish Funds and Women in ETFs.


Marie has a bacherlor’s degree in political theory from the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. She is a Certified Investment Management Analyst®. Additionally, Marie is on the women’s board of the University of Chicago Cancer Foundation, Advisory Board for BlinkNow Charitable Foundation. She also is a producer for the Maggie Doyne documentary called “Love Letters to my Children.”