Joseph Gelly was named practice leader, investment outsourcing, at Russell Investments, confirmed spokeswoman Kate Stouffer.
The position is new.
Mr. Gelly will lead a team with national responsibility for institutional client service, sales, marketing and consultant relations.
He was executive vice president, institutional solutions, at Congress Asset Management. Kevin Dinino, Congress spokesman, did not return a phone call seeking comment on Mr. Gelly's replacement.