Mark C. Hansen, President of Wilshire Analytics and a member of Wilshire's Board of Directors, joined Wilshire in 2011. He is based in Santa Monica, California and oversees a team of more than 100 associates around the globe to provide investment firms worldwide with multi-asset class solutions for analytics, attribution, risk management, performance, GIPS® reporting, total fund reporting, style and peer universe comparisons.
Mr. Hansen joined Wilshire from Russell Investments, where he spent 14 years. Most recently, as managing director of Russell's institutional business in the Americas, Mr. Hansen was responsible for Russell's highest revenue business, serving more than 550 clients, including corporate and public pension funds, endowments and foundations, and other institutional investors.
Mr. Hansen held a number of senior positions during his tenure at Russell Investments, spanning analytics services, indexes, asset management and investment consulting, as well as three years as CEO of Russell's business in Japan. He led the Tokyo-based operation to significant growth, doubling assets and increasing revenue and profits by more than 100 percent during his tenure.
Prior to Russell, Mr. Hansen enjoyed a ten-year career with Xerox Corporation in a variety of sales and leadership roles.
In addition to his professional accomplishments, Mr. Hansen also serves as the Vice-Chairman of Washington State University's College of Business National Board of Advisors.