As Impact Investing Goes Further Mainstream, Prudential Vice Chairman Becomes GIIN Board Chair

Friday, February 17, 2017

The Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) has appointed Mark Grier as its new Board Chair. Grier serves as Vice Chairman at Prudential Financial Inc.

“We are honoured to welcome Mark as the new Board Chair of the GIIN,” says Amit Bouri, CEO and co-founder of the GIIN. “Mark’s extensive knowledge and expertise in financial services, coupled with his passion for impact investing, make him a great asset to the GIIN and to its members. We are confident that Mark’s leadership will help to propel the GIIN and the impact investing movement forward.”

As Vice Chairman at Prudential, Grier is a member of the Office of the Chairman and its Board of Directors and oversees the Chief Investment, Finance, Risk Management, Corporate Actuarial and Investor Relations functions, along with several other key functions. He also leads the Global Strategic Initiatives group that oversees Prudential’s international retirement and China strategies. Grier joined Prudential as Chief Financial Officer in 1995 and was named its Vice Chairman in 2002. Previously, he was co-head of Chase Global Markets and an Executive Vice President of The Chase Manhattan Bank, NA.

Source: Institutional Asset Manager (link opens in a new window)

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