Greg Nott Appointed Chief Investment Officer of Russell Investments Canada Limited

TORONTO, June 28, 2011 /CNW/ - Russell Investments Canada Limited (Russell Investments) is pleased to announce that Greg Nott has been appointed Chief Investment Officer ("CIO").  Mr. Nott replaces Sadiq S. Adatia, who has announced his plans to leave Russell Investments and join another organization in a senior leadership role.

"Sadiq joined Russell Investments in 2006 and was instrumental in leading the investment team," said David Feather, President and Chief Executive Officer of Russell Investments. "Sadiq has been an outstanding contributor and is moving on to a great opportunity.  We know that he will be exceptional in his new position."

Mr. Nott, as CIO, will be responsible for all aspects of investment management, including leading the fixed income and equity investment teams.

Mr. Nott has 17 years of industry experience and has been with Russell Investments since 1998.  He joined initially as a Senior Research Analyst in 1998 and become Portfolio Manager in 2003. Mr. Nott has overseen strong investment performance by the fixed income team and was a crucial player in steering the investment team through recent challenges and opportunities in the markets.

"I am really proud of the accomplishments of our fixed-income, equity and multi-asset teams. This group is well positioned to continue to deliver the results that our clients desire today and in the future," said Greg Nott.

"Greg has been with Russell Investments for thirteen years in ever expanding roles and was crucial in building the fixed investment team, and bringing the Russell investment process to many consecutive years of strong performance," said David Feather. "We are excited to be offering investors such time-tested investment leadership."

About Russell Investments

Founded in 1936, Russell Investments is a global financial services firm that serves institutional investors, financial and advisers individuals in more than 40 countries. The firm has $156 billion in assets under management (as of 03/31/11) in its mutual funds, retirement products, and institutional funds.

Russell Canada was recently named the #1 fastest growing money manager in Benefits Canada's 2010 Top 40 Money Managers Report. For more information about how Russell helps to improve financial security for people, visit us at www.russell.com/ca.

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Nothing in this publication is intended to constitute legal, tax, securities or investment advice, nor an opinion regarding the appropriateness of any investment, nor a solicitation of any type. This is a publication of Russell Investments Canada Limited and has been prepared solely for information purposes. It is made available on an "as is" basis. Russell Investments Canada Limited does not make any warranty or representation regarding the information.

Russell Investments and the Russell Investments logo are registered trademarks of Frank Russell Company, used under license by Russell Investments Canada Limited.

Copyright © Russell Investments 2011. All rights reserved. This material is proprietary and may not be reproduced, transferred, or distributed in any form without prior written permission from Russell Investments.

 

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