New Board Chairman for Northern Trust Canada
March 22, 2019
Northern Trust Bank Building, Chicago, IL (Photo thanks to Flickr user Zol87, available under by-sa v2.0)

Robert Poirier has been appointed as Chairman of the Board of Directors for The Northern Trust Company, Canada.

Poirier has more than 20 years of experience in the banking and financial technology industry. Prior to joining Northern Trust's Canadian board in 2017, he spent a total of nine years with State Street in Canada, most recently as managing director in the alternative investments servicing division.

Poirier serves as Chairman of the board of PortsToronto, including Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport, and is a Board Member for Metrolinx, serving on the Capital Oversight Subcommittee, and for the Ontario Resource Productivity & Recovery Authority.

From 1992 until 1999, he was a senior advisor to members of Canada's Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce, where he was involved in issues regarding institutional investor governance and the evolution of some of the country's largest public sector pension and benefit plans.





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Robert Poirier has been appointed as Chairman of the Board of Directors for The Northern Trust Company, Canada.

Poirier has more than 20 years of experience in the banking and financial technology industry. Prior to joining Northern Trust's Canadian board in 2017, he spent a total of nine years with State Street in Canada, most recently as managing director in the alternative investments servicing division.

Poirier serves as Chairman of the board of PortsToronto, including Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport, and is a Board Member for Metrolinx, serving on the Capital Oversight Subcommittee, and for the Ontario Resource Productivity & Recovery Authority.

From 1992 until 1999, he was a senior advisor to members of Canada's Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce, where he was involved in issues regarding institutional investor governance and the evolution of some of the country's largest public sector pension and benefit plans.



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