Brad Blalock joins Prudential Fixed Income Institutional Consultant Relations

Brad Blalock joins Prudential Fixed Income Institutional Consultant Relations

NEWARK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- 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. (NYS: 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.

Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYS: PRU) , a financial services leader with approximately $1.060 trillion of assets under management as of December 31, 2012, has operations in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Prudential's diverse and talented employees are committed to helping individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth through a variety of products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds, investment management, and real estate services. In the U.S., Prudential's iconic Rock symbol has stood for strength, stability, expertise and innovation for more than a century. For more information, please visit http://www.news.prudential.com.



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