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Brian C. Golob

Russell Investments
Global General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer
Seattle, WA, USA

Brian Golob is Global General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer for Russell Investments. Brian is responsible for providing strategic direction for Russell's global legal and compliance functions and for leading Russell's global team of legal and compliance professionals.

From 2007 to 2008, Brian was managing director of strategic development for Russell's implementation services, where he was responsible for business intake, new products and service development, and the business's control functions including unit governance, compliance, and operational risk management.

Brian was managing director of business services for Russell's institutional business group from 2004 to 2007, with responsibility for overseeing development and management of Russell's U.S. institutional business infrastructure, including plan administration, risk management, policy development, product management, compliance and finance.

From 2000 to 2003, Brian was representative director for business and corporate services, responsible for overseeing the development and management of the business infrastructure in Russell's Japan office.

Prior to his posting to Japan in 2000, Brian was associate general counsel, responsible for advising the Russell companies in connection with corporate finance, transactions, general corporate matters, and Russell's alternative investments, in addition to supporting Russell's operations in Japan. He joined Russell in July 1998.

Before joining Russell, Brian was a senior attorney with Bogle & Gates P.L.L.C. in Seattle, where his practice focused on corporate finance and international transactions. Between 1994 and 1996, Brian was seconded from Bogle & Gates to Nagashima & Ohno in Tokyo, where he worked as a foreign legal consultant on international corporate transactions, joint ventures, and securities and banking matters.

B.A. (cum laude), Economics, University of Washington
J.D., New York University School of Law

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