Ron Pierce

Ron Pierce

GLOBAL HEAD OF TECHNOLOGY

Ron Pierce is Global Head of Technology for Russell Investments, responsible for delivering all aspects of the firm’s technology. He is also a member of the Management Committee. With more than 25 years of technology experience, Ron brings deep expertise to Cybersecurity, Application Development, IT Infrastructure, and Support. He joined Russell Investments in 1996 and has held multiple technical and leadership roles within Global Technology, which included developing the firm’s first online digital properties and client portals. Since then, Ron has spent equal time in Application Development, IT Infrastructure, and Information Security roles. Prior to joining the firm, Ron ran his own technology group servicing a variety of mid-to large-sized corporations in the Pacific Northwest.

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Kate El-Hillow*

Kate El-Hillow*

GLOBAL CHIEF INVESTMENT OFFICER & PRESIDENT

Vernon Barback

Vernon Barback*

CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

Steve Belgrad

Steve Belgrad*

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Pete Gunning

Peter Gunning*

VICE CHAIRMAN & STRATEGIC RELATIONSHIPS OFFICER

Jenny Proctor

Jenny Proctor*

CHIEF HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER

Charlie Shaffer

Charlie Shaffer*

GLOBAL HEAD OF DISTRIBUTION

Howard Surloff

Howard Surloff*

CHIEF LEGAL OFFICER

Al Caesar

Al Caesar

CHIEF STRATEGY OFFICER

Adam Goff headshot

Adam Goff

HEAD OF RESEARCH

Jodie Hampshire

Jodie Hampshire

MANAGING DIRECTOR, HEAD OF APAC

Robert Hostetter

Robert Hostetter

GLOBAL HEAD OF SOLUTIONS

Mollie Jensen

Mollie Jensen

GLOBAL HEAD OF MARKETING

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

Joe Linhares

Joe Linhares

HEAD OF EMEA

Kelly Mainelli

Kelly Mainelli

MANAGING DIRECTOR, HEAD OF CUSTOMIZED PORTFOLIO SOLUTIONS

John McMurray

John McMurray

CHIEF RISK OFFICER & CHIEF AUDITOR

Ron Pierce headshot

Ron Pierce

GLOBAL HEAD OF TECHNOLOGY

Kevin Turner headshot

Kevin Turner

HEAD OF INVESTMENT STRATEGY & SOLUTIONS

*Denotes members of the Executive Committee

The above leadership team is for Russell Investments global organization, unless a specific region is denoted. Russell Investments is the operating name of a group of companies under common management, including Russell Investments Canada Limited.