Northern Trust AM Appoints Director of Quantitative Solutions, International


NorthernNorthern Trust Asset Management (NTAM), a prominent global investment management company with $1.18 trillion in assets under management as of December 31, 2023, revealed today that Milan Vidojevic has been appointed as Director, Quantitative Solutions, International at NTAM. This hiring is one of several additions to NTAM's expanding international quantitative solutions team, aimed at developing customized investment strategies for both current and prospective clients.

“Milan’s appointment underscores our dedication to expanding our international presence in the quantitative strategies business”, said Michael Hunstad, Deputy Chief Investment Officer (CIO) and CIO of global equities at NTAM. “With extensive experience in factor investing and crafting quantitative solutions for sophisticated institutional clients, Milan will advance our Global quantitative hub by providing support to existing clients and establishing strategic partnerships with potential collaborators”.

Vidojevic most recently held the position of client portfolio manager and senior quantitative researcher at Robeco. He earned his Ph.D. in finance from Vrije University Amsterdam, and his research on factor premia and qualitative portfolio management has been published in notable journals such as the Journal of Empirical Finance, the Journal of Alternative Investments, and the Journal of Portfolio Management. In addition, Bart van Vliet, who previously served as a client portfolio manager for quantitative equity strategies at Robeco, has joined NTAM in Amsterdam as Quantitative Solutions Associate, International. Currently pursuing a Ph.D. in factor investing at Erasmus University, Rotterdam, Bart has authored several thought-leadership papers on factor premia. These appointments follow the recent recruitment of Guido Baltussen Ph.D. as Head of Quantitative Strategies, International. Both Vidojevic and van Vliet report to Baltussen.

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