Northern Trust Taps Gayer for Asia-Pacific Risk Post

April 20, 2009 ( - Northern Trust has appointed Madhu Gayer as head of Investment Risk & Analytical Services (IRAS) for asset servicing clients in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region.

A Northern Trust news release said the Hong Kong-based Gayer will be responsible for IRAS’ client relations, sales, and product development in the APAC region, with a focus on strengthening Northern Trust’s infrastructure for local delivery of risk and performance services.

Gayer comes to Northern Trust from Kapstream Capital in Sydney, Australia, where as head of risk he developed Kapstream’s proprietary risk systems and was responsible for risk budgeting and analysis for the absolute return global fixed income strategy.

“Madhu brings vast experience in compliance, risk and performance attribution that will be vital to developing risk products for Northern Trust’s clients as we continue to grow our presence in the APAC region,” said Jim Trotter, Global Head of IRAS for Northern Trust, in the announcement.