Al Caesar, Chief Strategy Officer, Russell Investments

Al Caesar

CHIEF STRATEGY OFFICER

As Chief Strategy Officer for Russell Investments, Al Caesar leads the strategic planning, corporate development, and corporate communications functions that support and drive execution of the firm’s global strategy. Based in New York, Al also serves on the firm’s Management Committee. He joined Russell Investments in 2022 with over 20 years of experience in investing and driving innovative growth in asset management, insurance, and retirement businesses. Previously, Al held several leadership roles during 10 years at Prudential Financial, including Head of Strategy for the U.S. Businesses. Prior to that, he managed investments in public equities at AllianceBernstein, led strategy engagements at McKinsey & Company, and, earlier in his career, served as a U.S. Naval Officer.

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Michelle Seitz

Michelle Seitz*

CHAIRMAN & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

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Kate El-Hillow*

Kate El-Hillow*

GLOBAL CHIEF INVESTMENT OFFICER

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Kevin Klingert

Kevin Klingert*

PRESIDENT

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Pete Gunning

Peter Gunning*

VICE CHAIRMAN & STRATEGIC RELATIONSHIPS OFFICER

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Vernon Barback

Vernon Barback

CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

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Steve Belgrad

Steve Belgrad

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

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Al Caesar

CHIEF STRATEGY OFFICER

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Adam Goff

HEAD OF RESEARCH

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Jodie Hampshire

Jodie Hampshire

MANAGING DIRECTOR, HEAD OF APAC

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Robert Hostetter

Robert Hostetter

GLOBAL HEAD OF SOLUTIONS

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Mollie Jensen

Mollie Jensen

GLOBAL HEAD OF MARKETING

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Brad Jung

Brad Jung

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

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Jim Leggate

Jim Leggate

HEAD OF UK INSTITUTIONAL, MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA

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Joe Linhares

Joe Linhares

HEAD OF EMEA

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Kelly Mainelli

Kelly Mainelli

MANAGING DIRECTOR, HEAD OF CUSTOMISED PORTFOLIO SOLUTIONS

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John McMurray

John McMurray

CHIEF RISK OFFICER & CHIEF AUDITOR

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Ron Pierce

GLOBAL HEAD OF TECHNOLOGY

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Jenny Proctor

Jenny Proctor

CHIEF HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER

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Charlie Shaffer

Charlie Shaffer

GLOBAL HEAD OF DISTRIBUTION

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Howard Surloff

Howard Surloff

CHIEF LEGAL OFFICER

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Kevin Turner

HEAD OF INVESTMENT STRATEGY & SOLUTIONS

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