Northern Trust has hired two native Dutch speakers to its Business Development and Relationship Management teams. John Gout will support Northern Trusts new business development activities in Europe and Wim van Ooijen, as a Senior Relationship Manager, will focus on existing European clients.
Gout will be responsible for global custody and asset administration business development across Europe with a special focus on the Netherlands, reporting to Penelope Biggs, senior vice president, International Sales and Global Fund Services. His most recent appointment was as Vice President, Securities Country Manager and Relationship Manager within the Global Transaction Services division for Citibank in Switzerland.
“We are very pleased to have John Gout join the European Business Development team at Northern Trust,” says Biggs. “Johns appointment reinforces our commitment to the Netherlands and growing our asset servicing business in Europe.”
As a Senior Relationship Manager, Wim van Ooijen will be responsible for the development of existing client relationships in the Netherlands. In his former job he was working as a Dutch Institutional Investor Relationship Manager in the Institutional Banking Division of KAS BANK N.V. in Amsterdam.
“We are delighted to have Wim join the team. His experience and knowledge of this market will be invaluable in further consolidating our reputation. The appointment of Wim is consistent with our continuing commitment to our clients in the Netherlands, “says Paul Cutts, senior vice president and Head of Relationship Management for the Netherlands and government funds.