Position: Vice Chairman

Robert Falzon is vice chairman of Prudential Financial, Inc. He was appointed the position in December 2018, and he will become a member of Prudential’s board of directors in August 2019.

In his role, Falzon oversees the finance, risk, investments, actuarial, communications, information & technology, and corporate social responsibility functions.

Prior to this position, Falzon was executive vice president and chief financial officer of Prudential Financial, Inc. Appointed to this position in March 2013,  Falzon oversaw global financial management matters, including financial reporting, treasury, tax, investor relations and mergers and acquisitions.

Previously, Falzon was senior vice president and treasurer of Prudential Financial, Inc., responsible for management of the company’s capital, liquidity and borrowing.

Before being appointed treasurer in 2009, Falzon served as managing director at PGIM Real Estate, head of its Global Merchant Banking and Global Real Estate Securities Groups and CEO of its European business.

Before joining PGIM Real Estate in 1998, Falzon was a managing director in the investment banking group at Prudential Securities Incorporated in New York, and was previously a managing director in PGIM’s private fixed income business. 

Falzon holds an MBA degree in finance and accounting from Columbia University and graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a B.A. degree in economics from Rutgers University. He is a CFA charter holder, a Certified Public Accountant, and a member of AICPA and the CFA Institute.

Falzon is the chair of the Advisory Boards for the New Jersey Salvation Army and the Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club of Ironbound in Newark. He is a member of the Rutgers Business School Advisory Board and the Board of Overseers. Additionally, Falzon is a member of the U.S.-Japan Business Council and co-chair of its Financial Services Committee.