NEWARK, N.J., June 07, 2012 - Prudential Group Insurance, a business of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU), appointed Andrew Sullivan, who currently oversees its Small Market Business segment, to lead its disability business, effective immediately. Sullivan’s new title is senior vice president, Disability and Small Market Business.
“In addition to his deep knowledge of the small market, Andy brings broad experience in the group disability space, including risk management, claims management, and operations,” said Steve Pelletier, president, Prudential Group Insurance. “His proven leadership skills will be invaluable as we continue to position our business on a path of sustained, profitable growth, while addressing existing client and marketplace needs.”
As head of the Disability Business, Sullivan will direct business strategy, and oversee product development, underwriting, and claims management, as well as the company’s absence management and return to work programs.
Sullivan joined Prudential Group Insurance’s senior leadership team in September, 2011 as senior vice president of the Small Market Business segment. Previously he worked at CareFirst BCBS where he was senior vice president of the Consumer Direct Unit. Prior to that Sullivan was senior vice president, Individual & Small Group Health Segment at CIGNA.
Prudential Group Insurance manufactures and distributes a full range of group life, long-term and short-term disability, long-term care, dental, and corporate and trust-owned life insurance in the U.S. to institutional clients primarily for use in connection with employee and membership benefits plans.
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