Northern Trust makes three Middle East appointments

Asset servicer Northern Trust has made three executive appointments in support of its expansion in the Middle East region.

Michael Slater has been named head of the Middle East and Africa. He is currently based in Riyadh from where he will take on overall responsibility for the region in addition to his current role as chief executive of Northern Trust Saudi Arabia.

Edgar D’Mello has been hired as head of client management for Northern Trust’s institutional business in the region. Based in Abu Dhabi, he will be responsible for the oversight of relationship management and client activities.

Mitesh Sharma has been appointed in the newly created role of chief operating officer for the MENA region. He will move to Riyadh from India where he was most recently country manager.

“We are excited to announce these three strategic appointments that are in line with expanding our regional capabilities, and the increasing scope of opportunity in the region,” said James Wright, head of the institutional investor group for the UK, Middle East and Africa at Northern Trust.

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