Pete Gunning

Peter Gunning, CFA

VICE CHAIRMAN, HEAD OF APAC

Pete Gunning serves as Vice Chairman, Head of APAC. In this role, Gunning focuses on ensuring that Russell Investments leverages all of the firm's wide array of investment capabilities and expertise to fully benefit clients. He also is responsible for strategic oversight of Russell Investments' business in the Asia-Pacific region including Japan, Korea, China, Taiwan, Australia and New Zealand. In addition, he serves on Russell Investments' executive committee. Previously, Pete served as Global Chief Investment Officer, with responsibility for all aspects of the firm's investment division worldwide. Gunning joined the firm's Sydney office in 1996.

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Executive Committee

Zach Buchwald, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Zach Buchwald

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Kate El-Hillow, Global Chief Investment Officer

Kate El-Hillow

PRESIDENT & CHIEF INVESTMENT OFFICER

Vernon Barback

Vernon Barback

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Steve Belgrad

Steve Belgrad

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Pete Gunning

Peter Gunning

VICE CHAIRMAN, HEAD OF APAC

Jim Leggate

Jim Leggate

MANAGING DIRECTOR, HEAD OF EMEA

Jenny Proctor

Jenny Proctor

CHIEF HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER

Howard Surloff

Howard Surloff

CHIEF LEGAL OFFICER