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Thompson and Sidhu Join FTC

BOSTON – July 30, 2019 – Fiduciary Trust Company, a wealth advisor and investment management firm for high-net-worth individuals and nonprofits, is pleased to announce the hiring of two new officers. Adam Thompson, CPA, has joined in the newly-created position of Vice President and Head of Finance and Harison Sidhu, CFA, FRM, has assumed the role of Vice President and Head of Manager Research and Due Diligence.

Thompson arrived at Fiduciary Trust after a decade at Boston Private Bank, where he most recently served as Senior Vice President of Finance. Previously, he was a Senior Associate at KPMG, LLP. Thompson is a licensed Certified Public Accountant and earned a BS in Accounting and Economics at Boston College where he also received an MS in Accounting from the Carroll School of Management. At Fiduciary Trust, Thompson will report to President & CEO Austin V. Shapard.

“Adam is a valuable addition to our team given his wide range of experience in overseeing financial management and strategic forecasting,” said Shapard. “We look forward to leveraging his expertise as we continue to grow the firm.”

Sidhu joins Fiduciary Trust from BlackRock, Inc. where he was a Vice President of Portfolio Solutions. Previously, he was a Portfolio Manager at Choate Investment Advisors where he served as a member of the firm’s investment committee focusing on quantitative research. At Fiduciary Trust, Sidhu will be a member of the investment committee and report to Chief Investment Officer Hans F. Olsen.

“We are delighted to have Harison join our team of experienced professionals,” comments Olsen. “His experience in multi-asset allocation, and manager and vehicle selection will further enhance the depth of analysis and insight in our investment process.”

Sidhu is a CFA® charterholder and also holds the Financial Risk Manager designation. He earned a BA in Economics from Rutgers University and an MBA from the Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College. He serves as an Advisory Board Member of Babson’s Stephen D. Cutler Center for Investments and Finance.

About Fiduciary Trust Company

Fiduciary Trust is a privately-owned wealth management firm focused on families, individuals and nonprofits seeking objective advice to help grow and protect their investments. The firm also provides a range of services to professional financial advisors and single-family offices. Fiduciary’s capabilities include customized wealth planning, investment management, trustee and estate services, and family office, tax and custody services.

Fiduciary Trust has been named “Best Wealth Manager” by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly readers and “Best Independent Trust Company” by Family Wealth Report.

Founded in 1885 as a family office, Fiduciary takes a personal approach based on expertise, strong performance and a genuine commitment to act in its clients’ best interests. The firm’s client focus has enabled it to achieve a 98% annual client retention rate for over a decade.

For additional information about Fiduciary’s services, please visit www.fiduciary-trust.com, or contact John Morey at 617-292-6799 or morey@fiduciary-trust.com.

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