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Russell Investments Canada Limited – Tom Reimer, Director, Institutional Sales

Tom Reimer

Tom Reimer, Director, Institutional Sales

Russell Investments Canada Limited is pleased to announce the appointment of Tom Reimer to Director, Institutional Sales.Tom will be responsible for developing partnerships with a wide range of institutional investors including endowments and foundations as well as corporate, multi-employer and public-sector pension plans.

With more than 30 years’ experience in the institutional investment industry, Tom has worked extensively with organizations to define solutions that meet their evolving investment objectives.

In this role, he will look to marry the unique needs of clients with our complete investment and implementation services as well as customized delegated and outsourced investment solutions.

Tom holds the Chartered Investment Manager (CIM) designation.

About Russell Investments Canada

Russell Investments works with institutional investors and financial advisors, using the firm’s core capabilities that extend across capital market insights, manager research, portfolio construction, and asset allocation.

For more information about our solutions for institutional investors, please contact us at 1-866-737-2228 or visit us at

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