People profile: Peter Cherecwich, Northern Trust

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Like many ambitious students, Peter Cherecwich went to university hoping that by the time he left he would know exactly what career path he would pursue. Having majored in a rather unconventional subject matter, Soviet Studies from Brandeis University in Boston, Cherecwich admits that a career centred on his topic of degree did not seem promising. Instead, he opted for a safer approach: custody. Straight out of university in 1987, Cherecwich joined State Street as a fund accountant. Working h