TillmanCarlson Recruits Kristin Odeh As Senior Vice President, IT Strategy and Governance For Northern Trust Corporation

Oak Brook, IL (October 11, 2007) – TillmanCarlson recruits Kristin Odeh as Senior Vice President, IT Strategy and Governance for Northern Trust Corporation.

Odeh joins Northern Trust from Dell Inc., where she most recently served as Vice President, Information Technology, Global Engineering Solutions, responsible for the global delivery of all systems, storage and network engineering solutions to support the company's robust IT application environment.  Prior to Dell, Odeh spent six years with Ford Motor Company, most recently as Senior Director, Global Consumer Systems, where she was responsible for all sales and marketing systems globally as well as for Ford’s North American Information Technology organization.  Earlier, Odeh spent eight years with Sears, Roebuck & Company, where she served in a variety of information technology leadership roles.

Odeh holds a Bachelor's degree in Retail Management, Computer Science and Marketing from Bradley University.

About Northern Trust Corporation

Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, Northern Trust Corporation (NASDAQ: NTRS) is a leading provider of investment management, asset and fund administration, fiduciary and banking solutions for corporations, institutions and affluent individuals worldwide. Northern Trust, a multi-bank holding, has a growing network of 84 offices in 18 U.S. states and has international offices in 12 locations in North America, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. As of December 31, 2006, Northern Trust had assets under custody of $3.5 trillion, assets under management of $697 billion and banking assets of $61 billion. For further information on Northern Trust, visit

About TillmanCarlson

Headquartered in Oak Brook, Illinois, TillmanCarlson is a senior level executive search firm specializing in the recruitment of CEOs, CFOs and CIOs for a broad range of companies from venture-backed start-ups to large, global corporations.