SVIA Board Elects James King Incoming Board Chairman

By: Randy Myers

SVIA’s board of directors elected James King as the incoming chairman at its April meeting.

King, who will become chairman of the board in January 2012, currently leads the Communications and Education Committee as its chairman. King is a certified financial analyst (CFA) and serves as senior vice president and head of Prudential’s Retirement Stable Value Markets Group. At Prudential, King manages both the full service and third party stable value businesses, which repre- sent over $60 billion of stable value assets. He also serves as a member of Prudential’s Investment Strategy Committee, which is responsible for provid- ing investment policy guidance and oversight in the management of Prudential’s stable value funds.

Jim has applied his stable value experience over the past two years to most of the Association’s initiatives. He has contributed to Association initiatives as chairman of the Communications and Education Committee, as an editor of Stable Times, as a member of important SVIA Task Forces (such as the one on Dodd-Frank legislation) and the CFTC-SEC Stable Value Working Group, and as a member of SVIA’s Event Planning Committee for the Spring

Seminar and Fall Forum.