- Extensive experience in the mutual funds industry
- Executive committee member and audit chair of the Investment Company Institute
Stuart Parker is president and CEO of PGIM Investments, a manufacturer and distributor of retail products globally for PGIM. PGIM is the global investment management business of Prudential Financial, Inc. (PFI)
PGIM Investments encompasses PGIM Funds, which is the 4th-fastest organic mutual fund family in AUM growth in the U.S.1
Mr. Parker is also responsible for the Strategic Investment Research Group, which provides due diligence oversight for third-party investment managers across the PFI platforms.
Prior to his current position, Mr. Parker was executive vice president, head of retail, for both Jennison Associates’ sub-advisory relationships and PGIM Investments’ retail distribution of mutual funds and managed accounts. Before joining Jennison, Mr. Parker spent 14 years at Citigroup Asset Management in a variety of roles related to retail distribution.
Mr. Parker earned a bachelor’s degree in history from Rollins College and an M.B.A. from Thunderbird, The American Graduate School of International Management. He is on the executive committee and is the audit chair of the Investment Company Institute. He is also president and an interested director of PGIM Funds.
Mr. Parker resides in Darien, CT, with his wife and two children.
1. Source: Simfund; excludes exchange-traded funds and money market funds. Mutual fund AUM growth is among the top 50 industry competitors between 2008 and 2019.