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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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

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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 SOLUTIONS;
PRESIDENT, RUSSELL INVESTMENTS CANADA

Jim Leggate

Jim Leggate

HEAD OF UK INSTITUTIONAL, MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA

Joseph 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