As president, Andy Sullivan is responsible for the sustainable, profitable growth of Prudential Group Insurance, which produces and distributes a full range of group life, disability, voluntary, and corporate and trust-owned life insurance.
Sullivan joined Prudential in 2011, with responsibility for the Group Insurance underwriting, claims and service organizations. Prior to joining Prudential, he served as a senior vice president with CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, where he was accountable for the individual and senior business segments.
Previously, Sullivan spent eight years with Cigna. While there, he held a number of senior leadership positions, which included accountability for the profitability and growth of Cigna's individual and small business segments. He also led merger and acquisition initiatives for the health care, international and group insurance divisions. Earlier in his career, Sullivan held management roles at Diamond Technology Partners and DaimlerChrysler. In 2016, Sullivan was elected to the board of directors of the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce, joining a distinguished group of executives representing public and private enterprise across the state.
Sullivan earned his bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering, graduating with merit from the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. He began his naval career as a nuclear submarine officer. During his tenure with the Navy, he was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal for superior leadership and performance on board the U.S.S. Nebraska.
Sullivan holds an executive MBA from the University of Delaware. He is the executive sponsor for VETNET, an employee affinity group focused on supporting and nurturing interpersonal relationships among Prudential associates. The group is responsible for raising military veterans' issues as they relate to the workplace.
Sullivan will become head of Prudential’s Workplace Solutions group in the fourth quarter of 2017.