NU Online News Service, Oct. 22, 2003, 11:17 a.m. EDT – Prudential Financial Inc., Newark, N.J., has hired Michael Witwer to be senior vice president of life products for Prudential Group Insurance.

Witwer will be responsible for the strategic development of all group life insurance products, including corporate-owned life insurance. He also will oversee marketing of group disability insurance and group long term care insurance.

Witwer previously was vice president of life products management at MetLife Inc., New York.

Witwer has a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Westminster College.