Kevin Klingert, President, Russell Investments

Kevin Klingert

CO-PRESIDENT 

Kevin Klingert serves as Co-President of Russell Investments. Kevin focuses on day-to-day business execution and oversees much of the firm’s sales  and support  functions. Reporting directly to Chairman and CEO, Michelle Seitz, Kevin serves on Russell Investments’ Executive Committee. Joining the firm in 2021, Kevin has more than 30 years of proven success within investment management, distribution, and global operations. Kevin spent 10 years at Morgan Stanley Investment Management where he held a number of senior roles including COO, acting CIO of Fixed Income, and Head of Liquidity and Managed Futures. Kevin also developed and expanded Morgan Stanley’s global distribution efforts, and he led numerous technology and operations upgrades. Prior to Morgan Stanley, Kevin spent 15 years at BlackRock, where he launched the firm’s Tax-Exempt Fixed Income business in 1991, managed the cash management businesses, and worked extensively on new client development.

Meet our leadership team

Our leaders work toward a single purpose:
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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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Steve Belgrad

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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*Denotes members of the Executive Committee