TORONTO, Feb. 6, 2012 /CNW/ - Russell Investments Canada Limited
(Russell) is pleased to announce that Thierry Vallée has been appointed
Portfolio Manager, Head of Canadian Equities, with primary
responsibility for Russell's Canadian equity and dividend portfolios.
"Thierry's extensive experience in constructing and managing portfolios
complements the existing expertise of our highly regarded investment
team," said David Feather, President & Chief Executive Officer.
Mr. Vallée has 18 years of investment industry experience, with a strong
background in equity strategy research and fund management, as well as
multi-asset fund management.
Before joining Russell, Mr. Vallée held a senior role at a large
Canadian financial institution, where he was responsible for generating
investment insights and undertaking primary research into companies and
industries. He has also been a managing director of portfolio strategy,
overseeing U.S. and global asset-allocation programs, fund-of-funds
portfolios and multi-manager wrap portfolios.
"Thierry's strong quantitative skills and his systematic approach to
researching active equity strategies are key strengths that we believe
should bode well for Russell's Canadian equity portfolios," said Chief
Investment Officer Greg Nott, who leads the Investment Management
team. In his new role, Mr. Vallée will be instrumental in the selection
of asset strategies and managers for Russell's Sovereign Program and
LifePoints Portfolios, which provide investors with customized
solutions for their investment goals.
Mr. Vallée joined Russell Investments at the end of January.
About Russell Investments
Founded in 1936, Russell Investments is a global financial services firm
that serves institutional investors, financial advisers and individuals
in more than 35 countries. The firm has $143 billion in assets under
management (as of 12/31/11) in its mutual funds, retirement products,
and institutional funds.
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