Northern Trust Adds to Digital Solutions Team
Posted by Colin Lambert. Last updated: August 27, 2022
Northern Trust has named Benjamin Bobroff as the new global head of its digital solutions consulting team within its Asset Servicing business development division. It has also made three senior appointments to support its strategic focus and investment in digital innovation.
The bank says the team is focused on providing consultative support to asset owners and asset managers around the globe on how they can individually leverage Northern Trust’s technology and digital solutions to achieve their organisational objectives.
Based in London, Bobroff joined Northern Trust in 2019 from BlackRock as senior consultant for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), his role was expanded to include Asia Pacific, prior to this appointment.
Joining the expanded team and reporting to Bobroff are Pamela Clifford, Donald Marden and Laura Ghaemian. Clifford is based in New York and has been appointed senior consultant. She joins from Bank of New York Mellon, where she held various senior roles in the last 18 years, most recently director, global head of digital platform execution, asset servicing.
Marden is based in Boston and has been appointed senior consultant. He joins from financial technology firm, Investics Data Services, where he was chief client officer for new business development, relationship management and project consulting initiatives for institutional investors. Marden has more than 30 years’ experience in asset servicing and related industries, including with Cambridge Associates, State Street and BNY Mellon.
Ghaemian’s is an internal appointment, she has also been named a senior consultant in London and moves from the consultant relations team where she managed key relationships with third-party consultants and advisers to Northern Trust clients based in EMEA.
“As Northern Trust accelerates its digital journey and focus on delivering market-leading digital solutions across the entire trade lifecycle, our collaborative, solutions-driven approach remains pivotal to delivering exceptional experiences and strategic value to asset owners and asset managers,” says Pete Cherecwich, president of Asset Servicing at Northern Trust. “Pamela, Donald and Laura, under Ben’s leadership, bring a wealth of experience and expertise to support organisations as they look to boost decision-making, business resiliency and oversight through the use of data, advanced analytics and technology solutions.”