Scott E. Gaul, FSA
Senior Vice President and Head of Distribution
Scott Gaul is a senior vice president and head of distribution for several of Prudential's Institutional Investment Products. His primary focus is working with plan sponsors to improve their balance sheets and lessen risk by reducing or removing their defined benefit pension and retiree medical obligations. Additionally, he works with advisors and their plan sponsor clients in the nonqualified retirement plan space.
Scott oversees a growing U.S. market where plan sponsors of all sizes have turned to pension risk transfer to help secure the benefits of their people while reducing risk for their companies. He was a senior member of the transaction teams that executed the groundbreaking $25 billion General Motors and $8 billion Verizon buy-out agreements, as well as those with Motorola Solutions, Bristol-Myers Squibb, United Technologies, WestRock and Owens-Illinois, to name a few. Scott was also instrumental in launching Prudential’s longevity reinsurance solutions in the United Kingdom, a business line that has completed more than $40 billion in transactions since 2011.*
Scott has nearly 20 years of financial services industry experience. He joined Prudential in 2004 and has since held a variety of leadership positions. Most recently he was a member of the Strategic Leadership Team and led the pricing and financial planning efforts for all Prudential Retirement products.
Before joining Prudential, Scott held various actuarial and finance roles in CIGNA’s healthcare, COLI, ALM and retirement businesses.
Scott earned a bachelor’s degree in actuarial science from The Pennsylvania State University. He is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries.
*As of 3/31/2017.
Scott E. Gaul is a registered representative of Prudential Investment Management Services LLC (PIMS), Newark, NJ. PIMS is a Prudential Financial company.