Northern Trust AM creates ESG leadership role

Northern Trust AM creates ESG leadership role

Northern Trust Asset Management has named Mamadou-Abou Sarr as its new global head of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investing. 

The company announced Sarr’s appointment to the newly-created role this week saying that he would lead ESG innovation and product development across Northern Trust’s array of asset class capabilities. 

The announcement said he would on expanding into new opportunities for ESG growth in the global institutional and wealth management markets. 

Commenting on the appointment, Northern Trust Asset Management president, Stephen N. Potter said the company had realized growing success in ESG investing, given its client-centric focus and more than 25 years of experience managing socially screened portfolios, as well as being a signatory to the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investing,. 

Based in Abu-Dhabi, Sarr will report to Wayne Bowers, Head of Asset Management-EMEA APAC, and will work closely with the Global Equity Strategist team. 

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Friday, June 27th, 2014 EN

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