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:
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

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

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Ron Pierce

GLOBAL HEAD OF TECHNOLOGY

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Kevin Turner

HEAD OF INVESTMENT STRATEGY & SOLUTIONS

*Denotes members of the Executive Committee