Northern Trust Corporation announced that Bo Kratz has joined Northern Trust as managing director for asset management in the Asia-Pacific region.
Based in the Hong Kong office, Kratz is responsible for Northern Trust asset management activities across Asia-Pacific, excluding Japan. In this role, he will lead a team managing assets for clients including sovereign wealth funds, government entities, pensions and corporations in the region.
Kratz has more than 20 years of experience in asset management, the past 11 years in leadership roles for Permal and ABN Amro Asset Management (Asia), based in Hong Kong and Singapore. He most recently managed Permal’s Asia business, with responsibility for the group’s offices in Hong Kong, Singapore and Tokyo. Prior to that, he held a number of senior and regional roles with ABN Amro Asset Management in Asia, and led the firm’s sales, product and marketing efforts. -Business Wire