Scott Assumes New Institutional Sales Role at TIAA-CREF

July 9, 2008 ( - TIAA-CREF, provider of retirement services in the academic, medical, and cultural fields, has announced the appointment of Bertram L. Scott to the newly created role of Executive Vice President and Chief Institutional Development and Sales Officer.

In his new role, Scott will be responsible for TIAA-CREF’s business development, sales, and marketing to current and prospective institutional clients, retirement plan sponsors, benefits consultants, and other institutional audiences. According to the announcement, Scott is based in Charlotte and will collaborate closely with Edward Van Dolsen, the company’s Executive Vice President for Institutional Client Services.

Since 2006, Scott has served as Executive Vice President, Strategy, Integration and Policy, and will continue to oversee this area, the announcement said. Previously, he headed the company’s product management group.

Scott joined TIAA-CREF in 2000 as president of the TIAA-CREF Life Insurance Company. Before joining TIAA-CREF, he served as president and CEO of Horizon Mercy, a joint Medicaid managed care program between Mercy Health Plan of Pennsylvania and Blue Cross/Blue Shield of New Jersey. He began his career with the Prudential Insurance Company.