CEO of PGIM: Weighing Risk and Why the Markets Are Too Optimistic
During the 2023 Milken Conference, PGIM CEO David Hunt joined Andy Serwer, editor-at-large of Barron's, for a wide-ranging interview.
Newark, NJ, United States
David A. Hunt is President and Chief Executive Officer of PGIM, a leading global asset manager across public and private asset classes. Mr. Hunt oversees all aspects of the asset management businesses, including its public fixed income, real estate, public equity, private fixed income, and mutual fund units. Mr. Hunt also serves on the Prudential Operating Committee.
Before joining PGIM, Mr. Hunt was a Senior Partner at McKinsey & Company and co-leader of its North American Asset Management practice. Mr. Hunt was at McKinsey for 22 years and served as a key advisor to leading financial executives worldwide. For five years, he was based in Europe and worked extensively in Asia. Mr. Hunt serves on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors for Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts and is a life member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Princeton University and a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance and Multinational Management from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School.