Russell Barrett

Chief Information Officer 

Russell is the Chief Information Officer for Bank Leumi USA where he oversees the Bank’s technology portfolio and strategic digital transformation efforts.  Prior to joining in February 2020, Russell spent 22 years at BNP Paribas where he served in a variety of management roles.  He was the Chief Information Officer, and subsequently Chief Operating Officer for the Corporate Bank, where he held responsibility for technology, middle/back office, credit risk control, and data management.  He later headed up Client Management activities with responsibility of the full client lifecycle for the Americas, including onboarding, client services, and the KYC process.  Most recently before joining Bank Leumi, Russell was the Head of Change & Solutions which consisted of the entire portfolio of change & transformation resources including an internal strategy consulting practice, enterprise project management, innovation & digital teams, and the Bank’s initiatives on machine learning & data science.  He resides in New Jersey and is a graduate of Binghamton University School of Management with a degree in Management Information Systems.