Announcement


Dimensional Appoints New Global Chief Compliance Officer

Selwyn Notelovitz
Pictured: Selwyn Notelovitz

AUSTIN, TX—August 7, 2020—Dimensional Fund Advisors, a global leader in systematic factor investing, has appointed Selwyn Notelovitz as its Global Chief Compliance Officer and the Chief Compliance Officer for Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Randy Olson as Chief Compliance Officer of Dimensional’s US funds. Both appointments took effect July 30.

Notelovitz had been serving as Deputy Chief Compliance Officer and Head of Office for Dimensional Ireland Limited. Olson was previously Vice President, Compliance. Christopher Crossan, who served as Global Chief Compliance Officer for 16 years, passed away in July.

“These appointments are testament to Dimensional’s team-based approach and deep bench of talent,” Co-CEO and Chief Investment Officer Gerard O’Reilly said. “We are confident that Selwyn and Randy will build on the strong foundation that Chris laid, developing a best-in-class compliance program that has allowed us to scale our investment solutions and client service around the world.”

Notelovitz brings to the role more than 30 years of experience in the asset management industry. Prior to joining Dimensional in 2012, he was global chief compliance officer at Wellington Management Company LLP. He previously served as global chief compliance officer at Charles Schwab and chief compliance officer and senior vice president of global corporate and investment banking for Bank of America. In addition, Notelovitz was a branch chief at the Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, DC. Notelovitz received his LLM from Georgetown University Law Center and his JD and BA from the University of Florida. He is a member of the Florida and Virginia bars and holds Series 7 and 24 licenses with FINRA.

Like Notelovitz, Olson brings impressive industry experience and expertise to his new role, including leadership positions with several major US fund managers. Before joining Dimensional in 2014, Randy was a vice president at PIMCO in Singapore, where he was responsible for the management and oversight of the Asia-Pacific business with respect to investment guideline compliance as well as data integrity and sourcing functions. Randy previously served as a vice president at BlackRock, Inc. and a compliance officer at the Janus Capital Group. At Dimensional, Olson has overseen the global front-office compliance function and Asia-Pacific regulatory compliance and other corporate support functions. He received a BS and an MBA in investment management from Drexel University and holds Series 7 and 24 licenses with FINRA.

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