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Our Leadership Team

At Northern Trust Asset Management, our people are passionate, astute and tenacious problem solvers who act with conviction, purpose and humility. We invite you to learn more about our leadership team, our principles and values.

As president of Northern Trust Asset Management, Shundrawn A. Thomas is responsible for developing long-term strategy, executing operating plans, cultivating client relationships, managing vendor relationships and developing talented professionals. He also serves as a member of the Management Group for Northern Trust Corporation.

As head of Northern Trust Asset Management’s institutional client group, John Abunnassar oversees all institutional client-facing and new-business activity.

As the chief marketing officer for Northern Trust Asset Management, Maureen Bromwell oversees the firm’s global marketing strategy – driving awareness for the firm’s brand and investment expertise to initiate and strengthen client engagement.

Jean Doyle is the human resources business lead for Northern Trust Asset Management where she is responsible for providing talent management oversight, strategic support to senior leaders and driving related initiatives and processes within the organization.

Marie Dzanis is the head of EMEA for Northern Trust Asset Management. She has responsibility for overseeing the governance, operations, business development and talent of Northern Trust Asset Management.

Sheri B. Hawkins is the head of product management for Northern Trust Asset Management. She is responsible for translating business strategy into comprehensive product plans and ensuring that products are effectively managed through the product life cycle.

Archana Kumar is the chief operating officer for Northern Trust Asset Management. She is responsible for business enablement and oversight of all middle-office functions for the firm’s global asset management business, as well as oversight of its digital investment advice initiative.

John McCareins, CAIA, CIMA, leads Northern Trust Asset Management's business across the Asia Pacific (APAC) region. He is responsible for strategic growth initiatives and oversees investment strategy, relationship management and sales teams.

Joseph McInerney is Chief Risk Officer for Northern Trust Asset Management, where he is responsible for the assessment and governance of risk globally.

Melinda Mecca is director of investment solutions at Northern Trust Asset Management. Melinda leads the firm's investment solutions activities, including the design and delivery of research-driven, risk-managed, multi-asset class model and custom portfolios.

As head of fixed income for Northern Trust Asset Management, Colin Robertson is responsible for the firm's fixed income investment process and products, overseeing fixed income investments for individual and institutional investment management accounts.

Ryan Wickert is the chief financial officer of Northern Trust Asset Management, where he is responsible for assessing, evaluating and communicating financial performance of the organization with respect to operational and strategic goals.

As the head of funds and managed accounts at Northern Trust Asset Management, Darek Wojnar leads the development, management and distribution of Northern Funds, Northern Institutional Funds, FlexShares® Exchange Traded Funds and related business activities. He also oversees the managed accounts practice.