James Wright was appointed head of the institutional investor group at Northern Trust for Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Tadawul, the Saudi stock exchange, will restructure to become a holding company ahead of its initial public offering later this year.
Money managers and other market players will develop a money management operating platform to streamline middle- and back-office operations.
Paul McGee and Ben Mooney joined Macquarie Group's portfolio solutions team as transition management professionals.
Wendy Phillis was named managing director, governance and regulatory solutions, Europe and Asia-Pacific at RBC.