Kevin Hardy was named managing director, international sales, for Europe, Middle East and Africa and the Asia-Pacific regions for Northern Trust Global Investments, confirmed spokesman John OConnell. It is a new position. Mr. Hardy reports to William Huffman, CEO of Northern Trust Global Investments Ltd., the London-based subsidiary responsible for non-U.S. asset management. Mr. Hardy, who is currently senior vice president and global head of transition management, will retain those responsibilities, reporting to Michael Vardas, senior vice president and head of global quantitative management transition, Mr. OConnell said.
Grant Johnsey also was named vice president and head of transition management-North America at NTGI, and Simon Hutchinson was named vice president and head of transition management-international. Both positions are new. Messrs. Johnsey and Hutchinson will retain their current roles as senior transition management strategists. Both report to Mr. Hardy.