Kevin Klingert

PRESIDENT

Kevin Klingert serves as 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.

Kevin Klingert

“The key to innovation is thinking both horizontally across the organisation and commercially in how we provide investment solutions that meet our clients’ evolving needs.”

- Kevin

 

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Michelle Seitz

Michelle Seitz

CHAIRMAN & CEO
 

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Vernon Barback

Vernon Barback

VICE CHAIRMAN
 

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Pete Gunning

Peter Gunning

VICE CHAIRMAN AND STRATEGIC RELATIONSHIPS OFFICER

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Kevin Klingert

Kevin Klingert

PRESIDENT
 

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Kate El-Hillow

Kate El-Hillow

GLOBAL CHIEF INVESTMENT OFFICER
 

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Steve Belgrad

Steve Belgrad

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
 

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Gene Raffone

Gene Raffone

CHIEF HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER
 

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Joseph Linhares

Joseph Linhares

HEAD OF EMEA
 

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Brad Jung

Chris Davies

HEAD OF UK DISTRIBUTION (AIS)
 

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Rick Smirl

Jim Leggate

HEAD OF UK INSTITUTIONAL, MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA

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