Sleyster To Head Pru Retirement Services

August 16, 2001( ? The interim head of Retirement Services at Prudential Financial, Scott Sleyster, has officially been given the job.

Sleyster, who also heads up the group?s Guaranteed Products business, will head up the group?s Retirement Services unit, which provides defined contribution and benefits plan products and services.

As president of Guaranteed Products, he is responsible for overseeing the management of the company’s guaranteed investment contracts, group annuities, funding agreements, and structured settlement products.

He will continue to report to Jean Hamilton, CEO of Prudential Financial’s Employee Benefits division.

Sleyster holds a BA degree from the University of Missouri, an MBA in Finance from Northwestern University, and a Chartered Financial Analyst designation. He is also a member of the Board of Trustees of the Employee Benefit Research Institute