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24 October 2016

Prudential’s Caroline Feeney receives NAFE Women of Excellence Award

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NEWARK, N.J., October 24, 2016 - Prudential Advisors President Caroline Feeney has been named P&L Executive of the Year by the National Association for Female Executives’ 2016 Women of Excellence Awards. Feeney also serves as head of Prudential Financial, Inc.’s enterprise-wide multicultural marketing initiative.

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NAFE will recognize Feeney on Friday, Dec. 9, 2016, at its annual event in New York City for her leadership of Prudential Advisors, the national sales organization for Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).

Under Feeney’s leadership, Prudential’s financial professionals provide financial guidance and advice, in straightforward language, so clients can make informed choices, overcome financial obstacles, and reach their goals. Since taking on the role in 2012, Feeney and her team have emphasized a holistic approach to planning with an eye towards a client’s overall financial wellness.

Diversity has also been a focus within the business, both in terms of customers as well as financial professionals who reflect and understand the needs of the communities they serve. Prudential Advisors has also been recognized for its role in hiring military veterans.

NAFE: Helping women succeed

The annual NAFE Women of Excellence Awards honors the achievements and accomplishments of outstanding women committed to serving and enriching their workplaces, their communities and the world. Winners are chosen for their vision, courage, compassion, proven success and generosity as demonstrated by how they help other women and girls succeed.

"Business and corporate women who focus on ensuring the success of other women often do this work under the radar, and it is our privilege to call them out as NAFE Women of Excellence,” says Dr. Betty Spence, president of NAFE. “Our 2016 honorees have achieved great—often glittering—success in their own careers and businesses; and what's more, they are using their power and influence to spur the progress of younger women by sponsoring, mentoring, promoting, and funding them, breaking barriers and changing policies so those coming up have a clearer path to success than they might have had."

Subha V. Barry, vice president, general manager, Working Mother Media, says, “This year’s ‘Women of Excellence’ inspire us with their diverse backgrounds, accomplishments and not only achieving success but helping other women succeed. They are changing the landscape for women by mentoring women in their workplaces and communities.”

Biographies of the 2016 NAFE Women of Excellence honorees, including Feeney, can be found on NAFE’s website.

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About Prudential Advisors

Prudential Advisors is comprised of approximately 3,000 highly skilled and credentialed professionals offering insurance and financial services and products. Along with over 300 managers, the financial professionals are deeply rooted in the communities they serve across all 50 states and Guam. Learn more at

About Prudential Financial

Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU), a financial services leader, 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 and investment management. 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

"Prudential Advisors" is a brand name of The Prudential Insurance Company of America and its subsidiaries.



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