Money Management

Russell picks managing director, Americas institutional

Michael Hall has joined Russell Investments as managing director, Americas institutional, confirmed spokesman Christian Brebbia in a phone call.

The position is new.

Mr. Hall will lead a new specialist investment team helping Russell's OCIO clients at defined benefit, defined contribution and retiree health-care plans with investment solutions.

Mr. Hall was the west division leader at Towers Watson Investment Services, a unit of Willis Towers Watson. Mr. Hall's responsibilities will be handled by other investment consultants, said Willis Towers Watson spokesman Ed Emerman.