Zach Buchwald, Chief Executive Officer & Chairman

Zach Buchwald

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Zach Buchwald is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Russell Investments, the global investment solutions provider founded in 1936 with approximately $300 billion1 in assets under management. Zach is responsible for driving the firm's global business strategy, fostering a culture of integrity and excellence, and championing solutions that simplify the complexities of customized, client-centric investing.

Zach joined Russell Investments in 2023 from BlackRock, where he served as the head of its $2 trillion Institutional Business. Throughout his nearly 15-year tenure with BlackRock, Zach led the company's Financial Institutions Group and helped establish its Retirement Solutions and Financial Markets Advisory platforms. Prior to this, Zach served as a managing director at Morgan Stanley.

Zach frequently addresses the challenges of financial security and retirement. His commentary has been featured in MarketWatch, Morningstar, Newsweek, and Fortune. Zach is part of the CEO council for Challenge Seattle and participates in the Washington roundtable. He is a graduate of Harvard University and lives with his family in Seattle.

1 USD as of 3/31/2024

Zach Buchwald, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Zach Buchwald

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Kate El-Hillow, Global Chief Investment Officer

Kate El-Hillow

PRESIDENT & CHIEF INVESTMENT OFFICER

Vernon Barback

Vernon Barback

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Steve Belgrad

Steve Belgrad

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Jim Leggate

Jim Leggate

MANAGING DIRECTOR, HEAD OF EMEA

Jenny Proctor

Jenny Proctor

CHIEF HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER

Howard Surloff

Howard Surloff

CHIEF LEGAL OFFICER