Russell Investments appoints new MD

Russell Investments has appointed Irshaad Ahmad as managing director in Britain.

Ahmad, who will take up his new position on September 15, joins Russell Investment’s Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA) team from the firm’s Canadian business, which he joined in 2004.

Prior to joining Russell Investments, Ahmad was at Mercer, where he held a senior position in its Canadian investment consulting business, specialising in institutional investments.