Stephen Wood was named chief market strategist, North America, at Russell Investments.
Mr. Wood, who joined Russell in 2005, had been senior portfolio strategist.
He will continue to comment on the state of the economy, capital markets and portfolio strategies, as well as investor behavior.
Also, Doug Gordon was named investment strategist at Russell; he had been portfolio analyst.
Mr. Gordon will develop and maintain quantitative models used by Russell’s investment strategist team for forecasting, including the Strategist Barometer Reports.
The two men’s previous positions will not be filled, spokeswoman Stephanie Lowenthal said.