Ron Pierce

John McMurray

CHIEF RISK OFFICER & CHIEF AUDITOR

John McMurray is Chief Risk Officer for Russell Investments. He leads the firm’s Global Risk Management function, which provides strategic direction on and assessment of investment, credit, and operational risks. In addition, as Chief Audit Executive, John leads the internal audit and due diligence functions. John, who also serves as a member of the firm’s Management Committee has more than 30 years of capital markets and investment management experience spanning multiple asset classes across various market cycles. This experience encompasses consumer, commercial and counterparty market and credit exposures for securities, options, real estate, whole loans, derivatives, guarantees and insurance. Prior to joining Russell Investments in 2010, John worked for the Federal Home Loan Bank of Seattle and JPMorgan Chase.

Meet our leadership team


Our leaders work toward a single purpose:
To improve people's financial security.

Kate El-Hillow*

Kate El-Hillow*

GLOBAL CHIEF INVESTMENT OFFICER & PRESIDENT

Pete Gunning

Peter Gunning*

VICE CHAIRMAN & STRATEGIC RELATIONSHIPS OFFICER

Vernon Barback

Vernon Barback*

CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

Steve Belgrad

Steve Belgrad*

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Jenny Proctor

Jenny Proctor*

CHIEF HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER

Charlie Shaffer

Charlie Shaffer*

GLOBAL HEAD OF DISTRIBUTION

Howard Surloff

Howard Surloff*

CHIEF LEGAL OFFICER

Adam Goff headshot

Adam Goff

HEAD OF RESEARCH

Steve Belgrad

Al Caesar

CHIEF STRATEGY OFFICER

Jodie Hampshire

Jodie Hampshire

HEAD OF ASIA PACIFIC

Joseph Linhares

Joseph Linhares

HEAD OF EMEA

Brad Jung

Brad Jung

HEAD OF NORTH AMERICA ADVISOR & INTERMEDIARY SERVICES;
PRESIDENT, RUSSELL INVESTMENTS CANADA

Jim Leggate

Jim Leggate

HEAD OF UK INSTITUTIONAL, MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA

Kelly Mainelli

Kelly Mainelli

MANAGING DIRECTOR, HEAD OF CUSTOMIZED PORTFOLIO SOLUTIONS

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Kevin Turner

HEAD OF INVESTMENT STRATEGY & SOLUTIONS

Mollie Jensen

Mollie Jensen

GLOBAL HEAD OF MARKETING

John McMurray

John McMurray

CHIEF RISK OFFICER & CHIEF AUDITOR

Robert Hostetter

Robert Hostetter

GLOBAL HEAD OF SOLUTIONS

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Ron Pierce

GLOBAL HEAD OF TECHNOLOGY

*Denotes members of the Executive Committee