Northern Trust has appointed Conlon Chen as head of operations for its global fund services business in Asia. Chen will be responsible for Northern Trust’s middle-office outsourcing solutions and fund administration business across the region.
Chen, who has more than 25 years of experience in financial services will report to Caroline Higgins, head of global funds services, Asia at Northern Trust.
“We are delighted Conlon has joined our team as head of global fund services operations for Asia,” said Higgins. “Northern Trust’s business in Asia is growing rapidly and we are seeing an increased demand for tailored fund administration and middle-office outsourcing solutions. The extensive experience that Conlon brings to the team will enable us to continue providing exceptional support to our clients and meeting their unique requirements in the region.”
Prior to joining Northern Trust, Chen was head of operations at Maples Fund Services, and has previously held various senior roles, responsible for managing fund administration and fund trustee services, at companies including Standard Chartered Bank, State Street Bank & Trust Company and RBC Investor & Treasury Services.
Northern Trust Global Fund Services provides custody, fund administration and investment operations outsourcing solutions to investment managers across the globe and across the spectrum of asset classes and fund ranges. Northern Trust has an established network of 11 offices across Asia-Pacific – in Beijing, Bengaluru, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Melbourne, Pune, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney, and Tokyo.