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Darek Wojnar, CFA

Head of Funds and Managed Accounts

Darek Wojnar, head of funds and managed accounts, principally 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, which offers investment advisory solutions to financial intermediaries and their clients.

With more than 20 years of investment industry experience and a forte for successfully building strong teams, his broad executive responsibilities include building and strengthening investment products lines, developing long-term strategy, executing operating plans, managing client and vendor relationships, and developing and retaining talented professionals at well-respected firms.

Darek offers over two decades of extraordinary success in a series of high level roles at top tier companies that include the head of ETFs for Hartford Funds (including Lattice Strategies acquired by Hartford Funds), managing director and head of U.S. iShares Product at BlackRock (including BGI acquired by BlackRock) and head of ETF product development at UBS Global Asset Management.

Darek received an MBA in finance and international business from New York University and a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from New York Institute of Technology. He holds FINRA Series 7 and 63 licenses and is a CFA® charterholder.