Russell Names New Director for Endowments and Foundations

October 7, 2008 ( - Russell Investments has named Heather Myers as Director, Endowment & Foundation Strategy.

In this role, Myers will be responsible for leading strategy development and advice to endowment and foundation clients and prospects throughout the United States, according to a Russell announcement.

Myers has been with Russell for 19 years. Prior to her new position, she worked as a senior consultant for several of Russell’s key endowment and foundation relationships, providing strategic advice on all aspects of their investment programs and reporting.

Russell also announced the development of a new set of flexible investment solutions for the non-qualified investor market. The new solution offers investment opportunities in both traditional and emerging asset strategies supported by an expanded set of administrative and reporting services including donor recordkeeping, securities gift processing, planned giving administration, and regulatory updates.

“With Heather now at the helm and a new comprehensive solution that represents Russell’s best thinking for this market, 2008 is looking to be a transformative year for our endowment and foundation clients,” said Barry McInerney, managing director, in the announcement.

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