Russell Names Director of Index Research & Innovation

December 2, 2009 ( - Russell Investments has promoted Rolf Agather to the newly created position of director of Index Research & Innovation.

In this role, Agather leads the charge to bring new products and solutions to clients and the industry, a press release said. Agather has been at Russell 20 years, and most recently served as the director of business development for Russell Indexes.

Russell serves individual, institutional, and adviser clients in more than 40 countries and provides investment solutions including mutual funds, retirement investments, institutional asset management, implementation services, and global market indexes.