Katherine El-Hillow

Kate El-Hillow

GLOBAL CHIEF INVESTMENT OFFICER & CO-PRESIDENT

Kate El-Hillow serves as Global Chief Investment Officer and Co-President 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.

Meet our leadership team


Our leaders work toward a single purpose:
To improve people's financial security.

Michelle Seitz

Michelle Seitz*

CHAIRMAN & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Kate El-Hillow*

Kate El-Hillow*

GLOBAL CHIEF INVESTMENT OFFICER & CO-PRESIDENT

Kevin Klingert

Kevin Klingert*

CO-PRESIDENT

Pete Gunning

Peter Gunning*

VICE CHAIRMAN & STRATEGIC RELATIONSHIPS OFFICER

Vernon Barback

Vernon Barback

CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

Steve Belgrad

Steve Belgrad

CHIEF FINANCIAL 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

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Ron Pierce

GLOBAL HEAD OF TECHNOLOGY

Jenny Proctor

Jenny Proctor

CHIEF HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER

Charlie Shaffer

Charlie Shaffer

GLOBAL HEAD OF DISTRIBUTION

Howard Surloff

Howard Surloff

CHIEF LEGAL OFFICER

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Kevin Turner

HEAD OF INVESTMENT STRATEGY & SOLUTIONS

*Denotes members of the Executive Committee