Russell Investment Group announced it has named J. Nicholas Georgis to the newly created position of managing director of wealth management for its U.S. Individual Investor Services group.[@@]

Russell Investment, Tacoma, Wash., says Georgis will be responsible for building and managing its relationships with individual wealth managers, including independent registered investment advisors across the country.

Georgis will report directly to Greg Stark, managing director, individual investor services.

Georgis had been senior vice president and national sales manager of Schwab Institutional, San Francisco.

Russell is a subsidiary of Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company, Tacoma.