Seoul
02 March 2017
Reporter: Drew Nicol

Northern Trust expands office in South Korea


Northern Trust has enhanced its presence in Asia with the opening of an expanded office in Seoul, South Korea.

The new office builds upon Northern Trust's existing base in the country, which opened in 2014, and will allow for new business lines to be offered, such as foreign exchange.

The office is managed by Jai Yung Byun, head of South Korea office, and Mike O’Grady, president of Northern Trust and head of Asia Pacific.

Northern Trust has an established presence in seven Asian markets including Hong Kong, Singapore, India, China and Japan.

In a statement on the new office, Northern Trust said: “As we continue to commit to our market, we are proud to be able to strengthen our client servicing capabilities and enhance opportunities for business development in South Korea with the opening of our new office in Seoul.”

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