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Prudential named one of the “Top 10 Companies for Executive Women”

<p class='bwalignc'> <i><b>NAFE Top Companies Lead Nation in Commitment to Female Leadership</b></i> </p>

Monday, February 11, 2013

Prudential named one of the “Top 10 Companies for Executive Women”09:00 EST Monday, February 11, 2013 NEWARK, N.J. (Business Wire) -- The National Association for Female Executives, NAFE, has named Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU) a Top 10 company on its list of the “Top 50 Companies for Executive Women.” This is the 13th year Prudential has received recognition for its practices and policies advancing the careers of women. The NAFE Top Companies survey evaluates companies on multiple aspects of women's advancement, including succession planning, profit-and-loss roles, gender pay parity, support programs and work-life programs. The 2013 NAFE Top 50 Companies application includes more than 200 questions on female representation at all levels, but especially the corporate officer and profit-and-loss leadership ranks. The application also tracks access and usage of programs and policies that promote the advancement of women, as well as the training and accountability of managers in relation to the number of women who advance. “We are delighted to once again be selected as a NAFE Top 50 Company,” states Sharon Taylor, senior vice president, Human Resources. “Prudential is committed to ensuring that we're an employer of choice for extraordinary female talent. We believe that we are a great place for women to work and succeed and we're honored to be recognized for that.” About NAFE: The National Association for Female Executives (NAFE), founded in 1972, serves 20,000 members nationwide with networking, tools and solutions to strengthen and grow their careers and businesses. Working Mother magazine publishes the annual NAFE Top 50 list. NAFE.com provides up-to-date information, community for women in business and access to member benefits. NAFE is a division of Working Mother Media, owned by the Bonnier Corporation. About Prudential Financial: Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU), a financial services leader with approximately $1.060 trillion of assets under management as of December 31, 2012, has operations in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Prudential's diverse and talented employees are committed to helping individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth through a variety of products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds and investment management. In the U.S., Prudential's iconic Rock symbol has stood for strength, stability, expertise and innovation for more than a century. For more information, please visit http://www.news.prudential.com/ Prudential Financial, Inc.Peter Price, 973-802-6487Peter.price@prudential.com