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November 25, 2015 5:51 AM ET


Company Overview of The Prudential Insurance Company of America, Inc.

Company Overview

The Prudential Insurance Company of America, Inc. offers life insurance, annuities, group disability, and care insurance solutions in the United States. The company also offers claim adjusting services, accidental death and dismemberment, and other related coverage, as well as provides plan administrative services. It serves institutional clients. The company was founded in 1873 and is based in Newark, New Jersey. The Prudential Insurance Company of America, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Prudential Holdings, LLC.

751 Broad Street

Newark, NJ 07102

United States

Founded in 1873





Key Executives for The Prudential Insurance Company of America, Inc.

Executive Vice President of Financial Management
Age: 62
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Age: 61
Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Vice President of Strategy
Age: 45
Senior Vice President of Disability and Small Market Business
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

The Prudential Insurance Company of America, Inc. Key Developments

Prudential Insurance Receives Group Annuity Contract from J. C. Penney

Prudential Insurance receives group annuity contract from J. C. Penney. Under the deal, Prudential will settle a substantial portion of J. C. Penney's retiree pension benefit obligations. The deal, combined with a lump sum payment offering, is expected to reduce J. C. Penney's pension liabilities worth $5 billion, ranging between 25% to 35%.

Royal Philips Signs Agreements to Transfer U.S. Pension Plan Obligations for a Large Group of Former Employees to The Prudential Insurance Company of America, Banner Life Insurance Company and American United Life Insurance Company

Royal Philips announced that its U.S. subsidiary has entered into agreements with The Prudential Insurance Company of America ("Prudential"), Banner Life Insurance Company and American United Life Insurance Company to purchase group annuity contracts that will transfer payment responsibility for retirement benefits owed to approximately 17,000 former U.S. employees and their beneficiaries. The multi-insurer structure, with three insurance companies, will continue to protect and deliver their future retirement benefits. Philips expects to make additional pension contributions of approximately USD 315 million in cash, of which approximately USD 125 million will be made in the fourth quarter of 2015 to support the transaction and approximately USD 190 million in the first quarter of 2016 to support the retained U.S. pension liabilities. As a result of the annuity purchases, Philips expects to recognize a non-cash pension settlement charge in the fourth quarter of 2015 that is currently estimated at approximately USD 45 million (approximately EUR 40 million) before-tax and will be reported within EBITA. Reduction of Philips' financial exposure to its defined benefit pension plans.

Prudential Advisors Appoints Peter Gayle to Lead Newly Created Function, Advisor Services

Prudential Advisors appointed Peter Gayle to lead a newly created function, Advisor Services. this role, he reports to Caroline Feeney, president, Prudential Advisors and is responsible for the business's brokerage account operations, product management and strategy and financial planning. Gayle's experience with Prudential spans 15 years where he gained a wealth of operational and investment advisory experience. Most recently he led the service delivery governance function in conjunction with the integration of the individual life insurance business acquired from The Hartford in 2013.

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