New York Life Insurance Company has named Chris Ashe, CFA, senior vice president and chief financial officer for the company’s Retirement Income Security unit.

Ashe will oversee all financial aspects of the business, including financial planning and reporting, product pricing, investment alignment and risk management for the unit.

Before joining New York Life, Ashe worked for 16 years at Prudential Financial, most recently serving as vice president of financial and strategic planning for Prudential Annuities. He has also served as chief financial officer in the retirement division at Genworth Financial and as an assistant controller and operations director at Wachovia Corp.

Ashe has an M.B.A. from Georgia State University and a bachelor’s degree in business management from Rutgers University. He lives in Warren, N.J., with his wife and their two children.