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Prudential names Stan Little as U.S. Business chief marketing officer

May. 26, 2022

Global marketing and sales leader brings a tech-forward mindset to deliver industry-leading customer experiences and drive business growth

NEWARK, N.J., May 26, 2022 – Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU) announced today that Stan Little will join the company as U.S. Business chief marketing officer, effective on Tuesday, May 31, 2022. Little will be responsible for the marketing strategy and execution of the company’s U.S. Insurance and Retirement businesses, leveraging customer, brand and digital capabilities to accelerate growth.


“Stan is a seasoned global leader who relentlessly drives impact and outcomes in the moments that matter for customers.”

Susan Somersille Johnson,
Chief Marketing Officer, Prudential Financial


Little joins Prudential having held senior leadership positions for well-known technology and financial services organizations, including SunTrust Bank, Lucent Technologies, Movius Interactive and NCR Corporation. Most recently, Little brought his unique perspective to the nonprofit world, serving as the chief experience officer for United Way Worldwide.

Little will report to Susan Somersille Johnson, Prudential’s chief marketing officer, and join Johnson’s Prudential Marketing Senior Leadership Team. He will also be a member of the U.S. Insurance & Retirement Businesses Senior Leadership Team led by Caroline Feeney, CEO, U.S. Insurance & Retirement Businesses.

“Stan is a seasoned global leader who relentlessly drives impact and outcomes in the moments that matter for customers,” said Johnson. “He is a strategic leader who combines his unique sales and P&L background with creative thinking and a data-driven approach to marketing that will support the company’s growth strategies.”

In his new role, Little will drive marketing’s partnership with sales to support the U.S. business distribution strategy, drive campaigns and initiatives, and help meet annual sales goals.

“I’m looking forward to closely partnering with Stan to help us move closer to our vision to be a global leader in expanding access to investing, insurance and retirement security,” said Feeney. “I’m confident that with his experience he’ll be able to help maximize our results and create connected customer experiences, which is a primary focus for us across our business.”

Little graduated with honors from Duke University with a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, and received his Master of Science in electrical engineering from Purdue University and an MBA in marketing from the University of California, Berkeley. In addition, he serves on numerous boards that focus on education, equity and wellness, including Emory University Board of Visitors, Florida Southern College Board of Trustees, and Wellstar Health Systems North Fulton.

About Prudential Financial

Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU), a global financial services leader and premier active global investment manager with more than $1.5 trillion in assets under management as of March 31, 2022, has operations in the United States, Asia, Europe and Latin America. Prudential’s diverse and talented employees help to make lives better by creating financial opportunity for more people. Prudential’s iconic Rock symbol has stood for strength, stability, expertise and innovation for more than a century. For more information, please visit

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