Millennium Trust Company Hires General Counsel and Head of HR to Leadership Team

March 15, 2017

Oak Brook, Illinois - March 15, 2017 - Millennium Trust Company®, a major provider of specialized custody solutions for advisors, financial institutions, businesses and individual investors, has made two additions to the management team with the appointments of John Perugini as General Counsel, and John Samaan as Senior Vice President, Head of Human Resources.

“It’s truly an asset for our team to have a General Counsel of John Perugini’s caliber, and such an experienced Head of HR in John Samaan,” said Millennium Trust Company CEO, Gary Anetsberger. “The talent and abilities of these highly-experienced professionals will be invaluable as Millennium Trust continues to grow. We will rely on their respective experience to help shape our culture and continue to serve our clients with comprehensive custody solutions.”

Mr. Perugini has more than 20 years of legal experience. Prior to joining Millennium Trust Company, Mr. Perugini was General Counsel and Executive Vice President-Finance of a tech-enabled financial services company, an Assistant General Counsel of a disposable products manufacturer, and a Partner at Jones Day in the Capital Markets practice area.

In his new role at Millennium Trust, Mr. Perugini is tasked with providing advice and counsel to the executive management team, identifying regulatory or other risks relevant to the company, and maintaining protection for the company’s intellectual property.

“Millennium Trust is an innovator in the custody industry,” said Mr. Perugini. “I’m honored to join the team and look forward to playing a part in the firm’s continued success.”

Mr. Samaan has 20 years of global HR experience in human capital strategy and operations, including eight years as an HR executive for a global industrial distributor and 12 years in HR consulting. In his consulting roles, John helped Fortune 500 companies build and execute HR and change strategies for large scale people, process and technology initiatives.

In his new role, Mr. Samaan will be drawing on his human capital generalist and consulting experience to drive Millennium Trust’s strategic HR initiatives and support overall employee engagement.

"Millennium Trust Company values the well-being of its employees," said Mr. Samaan, "My role here is to assess the organization’s culture and develop a comprehensive strategy to increase employee engagement and overall satisfaction. I look forward to assisting in the growth of Millennium Trust and providing resources that our employees need to do their jobs effectively.”

About Millennium Trust Company®
Millennium Trust Company is a leading provider of custody solutions for alternatives, investment accounts and retirement funds, providing choice above and beyond traditional investments. Millennium Trust performs the duties of a directed custodian, and, as such, does not provide any investment, tax or legal advice. For more information about Millennium Trust Company visit: http://www.mtrustcompany.com.

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