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MOVES-Tristan Thomas named director of portfolio strategy at Northern Trust Alternatives

Aug 20 (Reuters) - Northern Trust Corp's hedge fund group, Northern Trust Alternatives, has appointed Tristan Thomas as director of portfolio strategy.

Thomas will be responsible for portfolio construction and monitoring funds-of-funds and custom programs. He is also a member of the team's senior investment committee.

Thomas joins from Mesirow Financial Holdings Inc in Chicago.