Nicholas Silitch

Nick oversees Prudential's risk management infrastructure and risk profile across all business lines and risk types. Under his direction, his team develops models, metrics, frameworks and governance to manage risk, and works with internal corporate partners and business groups to identify, assess and prioritize risk across the company.

He is chairman of the organization's Enterprise Risk Committee that evaluates current and emerging risks relevant to the company, and is a member of Prudential's Senior Management Committee. Nick also works with external stakeholder groups to forward industry interests. He is head of the International Affairs Committee for the North American CRO Council, and is a member of the Advisory Council for the International Association of Credit Portfolio Managers.

Nick joined Prudential in 2010 as Chief Credit Officer and head of investment risk management, overseeing Prudential's general account and other proprietary investment risks globally, as well as maintaining and approving Delegations of Authority and Investment Policy Statements. Prior to joining Prudential, Nick held the position of Chief Risk Officer of the Alternative Investment Services, Broker Dealer Services and Pershing businesses within Bank of New York Mellon (BNYM). He also served on the Pershing Executive Committee. Nick joined BNYM in 1983 as a credit trainee. Throughout his career at the bank, he held senior positions in client management, investor relations, risk management, loan restructuring, credit portfolio management and Basel compliance. He received a bachelor's degree in economics from Colby College.