Global asset manager Russell Investments has appointed Bettina May as head of Distribution.
Based in Frankfurt, May is responsible for driving the business strategy in Germany and Austria, with a focus on expanding the business' network and distribution with wholesale clients. She reports to Martijn Kuipers, managing director, Northern Europe.
May brings more than 30 years' experience in financial services. She joins Russell Investments from Amundi, where she has spent the last 12 years. She was most recently senior client relationship manager, responsible for the expansion of the ETF, Indexing and Smart Beta businesses across a diverse client network.
She will build on Russell Investments' existing business and drive further growth across the retail and institutional markets in Germany and Austria, further enhancing its capabilities and services.
Globally, Russell Investments manages £234bn (as of 30 June 2019) of assets across a well-diversified client network, including pension funds, insurers, banks, family offices, asset managers as well as IFAs.