Northern Trust (Nasdaq: NTRS) has named Alison Pain as chief technology officer (CTO) for the Europe, Middle East, Africa (EMEA) region.
From her London base, Pain will focus on providing leadership and guidance to the planning, organization, direction and control of the Enterprise Technology business unit across the EMEA region. She reports to Tom South, chief information officer at Northern Trust, locally reporting to Teresa Parker, president for EMEA at Northern Trust.
Prior to joining Northern Trust, Pain served as managing director at Deutsche Bank. Previously, she spent 12 years at Goldman Sachs, leading infrastructure service and application development functions in EMEA and globally. She has additional technology and program management experience at Barclays Private Bank, Land Securities Properties and NatWest group. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Humanities from Greenwich University, and an MBA from London South Bank University.
Tom South, chief information officer at Northern Trust, said: “In the world of ever-changing technology, it’s crucial to be able to effectively navigate this complex landscape and respond to and anticipate our clients’ requirements. We are pleased to welcome Alison to our business. Through her broad array of technology infrastructure experience gained working across global, complex organizations, we are well placed to continue to develop and refine the future of our organization and deliver technology capabilities and solutions aligned with our clients’ needs and expectations and business strategies.”