Northern Trust added Justin Miller and Chris Dulieu as relationship management and client service leaders to its Middle East and Africa executive team.The new positions, based in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates, will support Northern Trust’s continued business growth across the region, and follow the expansion of its senior management team in Saudi Arabia, which was announced earlier this month.

Miller will serve as head of relationship management for the Middle East and Africa and is responsible for the oversight and strategic development of asset servicing relationships for Northern Trust in the region. Miller will lead a team of relationship managers providing asset servicing, capital markets, liquidity and data solutions in support of Northern Trust’s clients’ investment strategies.

Miller has 18 years of experience working in the asset servicing industry and has spent 12 years working with clients across the Middle East and Africa in roles at Northern Trust. He takes up his new position after more than three years as Northern Trust’s head of client management for securities lending for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, helping clients optimize investment returns. Prior to that, Miller worked in Northern Trust’s securities lending business as a senior relationship manager.

Chris Dulieu will serve as head of client service for the Middle East and Africa. Dulieu’s new role is focused on overseeing clients’ custodial, investment accounting, performance and reporting services.

Dulieu has worked in asset servicing for 17 years, of which 13 have been spent at Northern Trust. He joined the Middle East and Africa team from his previous role as a senior relationship manager responsible for servicing pension fund clients in the United Kingdom. He also has worked with multinational funds, insurance companies and in-house managed asset owners.

“As our clients’ strategies evolve to meet the opportunities and challenges of the market, they require services delivered in their working week and time zone. Expanding the breadth and depth of local expertise for our clients across the Middle East and Africa through these appointments reflects our commitment to anticipating and meeting their evolving requirements,” Michael Slater, head of Middle East and Africa at Northern Trust, said.

Northern Trust is a provider of wealth management, asset servicing, asset management and banking to corporations, institutions, affluent families and individuals.