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Speaker Bio

William A. Osborn joined Northern Trust in 1970 and spent the rest of his career at the Chicago institution. He headed the commercial banking and personal financial services business units before he became President and Chief Operating Officer in December 1993. He was Chairman and CEO of Northern Trust Corporation Multibank Holding Company and the Northern Trust Company bank from 1995 through 2007. He was the Executives’ Club of Chicago’s 2008 International Executive of the Year.