David A. Hunt is president and chief executive officer of PGIM, a top-10 global asset manager with U.S. $1.2 trillion in assets under management* across public and private asset classes. Hunt oversees all aspects of the asset management businesses, including its public fixed income, real estate, public equity, private fixed income, and mutual fund units. In addition to his asset management role, Hunt serves on the U.S. Operating Council and the U.S. Management Council for Prudential Financial, Inc.
Before joining PGIM, Hunt was a senior partner at McKinsey & Company and co-leader of its North American Asset Management practice. Hunt was at McKinsey for 22 years and served as a key advisor to leading financial executives worldwide. For five years, he was based in Europe and worked extensively in Asia. Hunt serves on the executive committee of the board of directors for Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts and is a life member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He also serves on the board of directors for the Toigo Foundation, an organization devoted to diversity in the investment management business.
He earned a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Princeton University and an MBA in finance and multinational management from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School.
* Pensions & Investments Top Money Manager’s list, May 28, 2018. AUM as of December 31, 2018.
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