The Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited (“Butterfield” or the “Bank”) (NYSE: NTB | BSX: NTB.BH) announced today that Ingrid Pierce, Global Managing Partner of Walkers, a leading international law firm, has joined the Bank’s Board as an Independent Director, bringing the total number of Directors to ten.
Ms. Pierce is amongst the world’s leading investment fund lawyers, acting for major institutions, asset managers, (re)insurers, trustees and other fiduciaries. Prior to joining Walkers in 2002, Ms. Pierce practiced as a Barrister in London, specializing in commercial and chancery work. Ms. Pierce is currently based in the Cayman Islands.
Michael Collins, Butterfield’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, said, “I am delighted that Ingrid is joining Butterfield’s Board of Directors. The Bank will benefit from her expert legal and business knowledge, particularly relating to international trust, banking and law. It will also benefit the Bank to have a new Cayman-based Director, as the Cayman Islands remains an important contributor to Butterfield’s profitability and expected growth.”
Ms. Pierce is a frequent speaker at industry events and a guest commentator on various media platforms including Bloomberg, CNBC and Fox Business. She is also a Member of the Board of Directors of Lex Mundi, the world’s leading network of independent law firms. Ms. Pierce will be a member of Butterfield’s Risk Policy & Compliance Committee.