Vernon Barback

Vernon Barback

CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

Vernon Barback was named Chief Administrative Officer for Russell Investments in April 2021. In this role he focuses on key strategic initiatives for the firm and continues to help drive the transformation of its operating model. He is also directly accountable for supervision of operations, technology, corporate services and the project management office of the firm. Vernon joined Russell Investments in January 2016 as President and has played an instrumental role in helping the global investment manager achieve greater operating discipline. Prior to joining Russell Investments in 2016, Barback led Altß Partners, a firm he co-founded. Previously, he was president and chief operating officer and a member of the management committee of GlobeOp Financial Services, formerly a TA Associates portfolio company. Prior to GlobeOp Financial Services, Barback worked at Citigroup asset management as the global head of operations and technology.

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Michelle Seitz

Michelle Seitz*

CHAIRMAN & CEO

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Kate El-Hillow*

Kate El-Hillow*

GLOBAL CHIEF INVESTMENT OFFICER

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Kevin Klingert

Kevin Klingert*

PRESIDENT

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Pete Gunning

Peter Gunning*

VICE CHAIRMAN AND STRATEGIC RELATIONSHIPS OFFICER

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Vernon Barback

Vernon Barback

CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

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Steve Belgrad

Steve Belgrad

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

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Brad Jung

Brad Jung

HEAD OF NORTH AMERICA ADVISOR & INTERMEDIARY SERVICES;
PRESIDENT, RUSSELL INVESTMENTS CANADA

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Joseph Linhares

Joseph Linhares

HEAD OF EMEA

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Gene Raffone

Gene Raffone

CHIEF HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER

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Bryan Weeks

Bryan Weeks

HEAD OF AMERICAS INSTITUTIONAL

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