Northern Trust promotes Ryan Burns
April 5, 2019
Northern Trust Bank Building, Chicago, IL (Photo thanks to Flickr user Zol87, available under by-sa v2.0)

Northern Trust this week announced that Ryan Burns has been named Head of Global Fund Services (GFS) Americas. In his new role, Burns will be responsible for overseeing client service and setting the strategic business direction for investment manager clients in the Americas region.

Burns has more than 20 years of experience in financial services technology and relationship management, including his most recent role as Head of GFS Client Service in North America where he  has been instrumental in building out Northern Trust's support for investment managers with a notable focus on both middle office and mutual fund clients.

"Ryan has played a key role in guiding the success of GFS through his keen understanding of client needs and ability to create tailored solutions to help support their business strategy," said Dan Houlihan, Head of Asset Servicing, Americas at Northern Trust. "GFS has grown significantly during his tenure. Ryan's experience and leadership skills will be instrumental in steering our business and our clients through future years of growth, complexity and opportunity."





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Northern Trust this week announced that Ryan Burns has been named Head of Global Fund Services (GFS) Americas. In his new role, Burns will be responsible for overseeing client service and setting the strategic business direction for investment manager clients in the Americas region.

Burns has more than 20 years of experience in financial services technology and relationship management, including his most recent role as Head of GFS Client Service in North America where he  has been instrumental in building out Northern Trust's support for investment managers with a notable focus on both middle office and mutual fund clients.

"Ryan has played a key role in guiding the success of GFS through his keen understanding of client needs and ability to create tailored solutions to help support their business strategy," said Dan Houlihan, Head of Asset Servicing, Americas at Northern Trust. "GFS has grown significantly during his tenure. Ryan's experience and leadership skills will be instrumental in steering our business and our clients through future years of growth, complexity and opportunity."



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