Kate El-Hillow, Global Chief Investment Officer

Kate El-Hillow

PRESIDENT & CHIEF INVESTMENT OFFICER

Kate El-Hillow serves as President and Chief Investment Officer for Russell Investments. Based in New York, Kate oversees all aspects of the investment division including asset management, implementation and research. She also serves on the firm's executive committee. Joining Russell Investments in 2021, Kate has more than 25 years of proven success in investment management roles. She has deep expertise in outsourced CIO investment solutions and multi-asset portfolio management. Most recently, she served as Deputy Chief Investment Officer of Multi-Asset Solutions with Goldman Sachs Asset Management where she helped lead the firm's multi-asset investment process and an investment team. Prior to Goldman Sachs Asset Management, Kate spent eight years at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co where she held a variety of investment positions including a dual role as Client Portfolio Manager and Chief Operating Officer within the firm's asset allocation business.

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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