Global custodian, Northern Trust, has hired Sarah Boddey as the chief diversity officer for Europe, the Middle East, Africa (EMEA) and the Asia-Pacific (APAC).
Boddey would be based in London and would be responsible for leading Northern Trust's diversity and inclusion strategy reporting to Connie Lindsey, head of corporate social responsibility and global diversity and inclusion at Northern Trust.
Boddey was recruited from AIG, where she spent close to three years as head of diversity and inclusion-EMEA. Previously, she was head of diversity and inclusion for Barclays Wealth.
Confirming the appointment, Northern Trust head in EMEA, Wilson Leech, said the company was committed to being a diverse and inclusive business.
"Sarah's experience will be valuable to ensuring the advancement of our diversity and inclusion strategy across the region," he said.