Prudential Group Insurance, a business of Prudential Financial Inc. (NYSE:PRU), appointed Eric Lin as chief actuary and chief risk selection and pricing officer.
Lin will be responsible for optimizing risk selection and pricing, and improving the economic value and long-term profitability of new and in-force business. This includes accountability and oversight for Group Insurance pricing strategy, processes, and methodology as well as collaboration with other business units across the company to identify new opportunities for the benefit of the enterprise.
Lin most recently was a vice president and actuary for Prudential Annuities where he led the valuation, forecasting, and economic capital team with oversight for all the financial-related actuarial items.
Before joining Prudential, Lin was vice president and actuary with Merrill Lynch Insurance Group. He began his career at CPS Actuaries.
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Lin has a Bachelors degree in applied mathematics from National Chiao-Tung University in Taiwan, and a Masters degree in mathematics from the University of Connecticut. He is also a fellow of the Society of Actuaries, and a member of the American Academy of Actuaries.
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