Northern Trust hires Karen Hamilton to develop funds services business in Europe

Source: Northern Trust

Northern Trust announced today the appointment of Karen Hamilton as Vice President, Product Development Manager for its Global Fund Services (GFS) business.

Based in London, Karen will primarily be focused on developing new products and services for UK and continental European investment managers. Karen reports to Mark Schoen, Vice President, Head of Product Development, Europe.

Hamilton's appointment supports Northern Trust's recent entry into the UK fund accounting arena and is further evidence of the organisation's continued commitment to its growth strategy for the GFS business in Europe.

Prior to this appointment, Hamilton was Project Manager at Mellon European Fund Services and has held several senior fund management administration positions at F & C Management Ltd.

Karen Hamilton said: "I am delighted to be joining the Product Development team at such an exciting time for Northern Trust. This is a great opportunity for me as Northern Trust builds its fund accounting business in the UK, expands its global outsourcing franchise, and develops new, leading edge products for its clients."

"Karen brings with her exceptional expertise and experience from the investment management administration environment," commented Mr. Schoen. "Her appointment to our growing product development team indicates our ongoing commitment to develop effective and innovative products and solutions for our clients in the UK and across continental Europe."

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