US - Prudential Financial has appointed Kathryn Sayko as managing director for its Strategic Solutions Group.
Sayko joins Prudential's institutional client management team, where she will be responsible for building and expanding the firm's relationships with senior financial management at large corporations. She will report to Kevin Myers, head of the Strategic Solutions Group, and Phil Waldeck, head of Pension Risk Transfer for Prudential Retirement.
"Kathy's financial services experience gives her the ability to understand the pressures faced by companies and their financial officers," said Myers. "We've been focused on a core group of clients, and with Kathy's knowledge of the needs facing large companies across all industries, we can expand our relationships and offer the kind of expertise that will help those companies solve the challenges of risk management, pension funding and employee benefits costs."
Before joining Prudential, Sayko held several senior roles during a 16-year tenure at J.P. Morgan. Most recently, she was a managing director, responsible for providing investment-banking services to clients across a range of industries. Earlier, she was a vice president, managing debt capital markets transactions, leading financing for acquisitions, originating commercial loans for the utility and energy industries, or working to create efficiencies in technology for the securities trust business.
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