Russell Investments Hires New President for China Business

Ying Tan will oversee the firm’s strategic growth initiatives in China

SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Global asset manager Russell Investments has hired Ying Tan as President
and General Manager for Russell Investments Management (Shanghai). Ying,
who is now responsible for building upon the firm’s long-standing work
in China, brings significant industry experience to this role with more
than 20 years of proven success in wealth management, investment
research and trading.

Based in Russell Investments’ Shanghai
, Ying leads the local team of professionals and reports
directly to Chief Executive, Asia-Pacific Pete Gunning.

“I am thrilled that Ying has joined Russell Investments. She has a deep
understanding of the Chinese marketplace and will help us build upon our
position as a leading multi-manager fund-of-fund provider in the
region,” said Gunning.

Gunning added that Russell Investments’ global leadership in manager
research (which includes monitoring more than 13,600 investments
products as of 12/31/2018) and investment management capabilities are
highly recognized and valued in China. The firm provides multi-asset,
multi-manager solutions to both Chinese institutional clients seeking
exposure to overseas assets and foreign investors seeking exposure to
onshore Chinese equities (A-shares) and fixed-income securities.

In 2011, Russell Investments was part of an affiliation that launched
the first manager-of-managers solution in China. Two years ago, Russell
Investments signed a landmark agreement to provide support on the design
of China Asset Management Co., Ltd. (China AMC) domestic fund-of-funds
investment products, including guidance on factor exposures and
diversification techniques.

Ying’s new role at Russell Investments builds on an impressive career in
the asset management industry. Prior to joining the firm, she spent more
than a decade with Mercer, where she served as a Principal in the firm’s
Asian manager research capability and later as the head of the firm’s
investment business in China. She was instrumental in helping build
Mercer’s investment advisory business in China.

Prior to joining Mercer, Ying was a senior analyst at the Treasury
Office of Children’s Medical Center Corporation in Boston. Earlier in
her career, Ying was a fixed income analyst with Xinhua Finance and a
foreign exchange trader with the Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi.

Ying holds a bachelor’s degree in International Finance from Fudan
University and master’s degree in International Economics and Finance
from Brandeis University.

About Russell Investments

With more than 80 years of experience, Russell Investments is a global
investment solutions provider, dedicated to helping investors reach
their long-term goals. Russell Investments offers investment solutions
in 31 countries, manages US$261 billion in assets (as of December 31,
2018) and provides consulting services on $2.4 trillion in assets (as of
June 30, 2018). Russell Investments specializes in multi-asset solutions
and investment and implementation services with a goal of delivering the
best investment strategies, managers and asset classes to its clients
around the world.

Headquartered in Seattle, Washington, Russell Investments operates
globally with 21 offices, providing investment services in the world’s
major financial centers such as New York, London, Tokyo and Shanghai.
For more information about how Russell Investments helps to improve
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