Brad Blalock joins Prudential Fixed Income Institutional Consultant Relations

  Brad Blalock joins Prudential Fixed Income Institutional Consultant
  Relations

Business Wire

NEWARK, N.J. -- April 10, 2013

Prudential Fixed Income today announced that Brad Blalock has joined the
Institutional Consultant Relations team as a principal. In this role, he is
responsible for developing strategic relationships with institutional
consultants and building support in this channel for Prudential Fixed Income
strategies and capabilities. Prudential Fixed Income, among the largest fixed
income managers in the United States, is an asset management business of
Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).

Before joining Prudential, Blalock was a founding principal of Lockwell
Investment LLC, with oversight of sales and consultant relations, based in New
York. Earlier, he worked at Morgan Stanley Investment Management, Inc., as an
executive director and global co-head of consultant relations. From 1993 to
2007, Blalock was with Mercer Investment Consulting, Inc., most recently as US
director of consulting and worldwide partner.

Blalock received a BS degree in actuarial science from the University of
Illinois, and an MBA in finance from Northwestern University. He holds the
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.

Blalock is also a co-author of the section “Cash Balance Pension Plans” in the
book Positioning Pensions for the Twenty-first Century.

“Brad brings great energy, and valuable perspective to our efforts globally,”
said Miguel Thames, managing director and head of U.S. sales and global
consultant relations at Prudential Fixed Income.

Prudential Fixed Income, with $395 billion in assets under management as of
December 31, 2012, offers institutional investors needs-based solutions across
all fixed income markets, with a focus on credit strategies and
liability-driven investing. Prudential Fixed Income has portfolio management
and research teams in Newark, N.J.; London and Singapore. For more
information, please visit http://www.prudentialfixedincome.com.

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Contact:

Prudential Financial, Inc.
Theresa Miller,  (973) 802-7455
theresa.miller@prudential.com