Solutions for Managing Defined Benefit Pension Obligations
Retirement benefit obligations, such as those associated with defined benefit (DB) plans, are straining the finances of employers. It’s no surprise many plan sponsors have turned to Pension Risk Transfer to create greater contribution certainty, reduce financial statement volatility, and assure strategic flexibility- with the goal of shifting focus from their pension back to their core business initiatives. This session examines proven solutions for addressing pension plan benefits while preserving the promises that have been made. We will also take a look at the key characteristics that would help identify a viable risk transfer candidate.
Alexandra Hyten, FSA, MAAA
Vice President | U.S Market Leader- Small/Middle Market | Pension Risk Transfer
Alexandra (Alex) Hyten is a vice president of distribution for Prudential’s U.S. Pension Risk Transfer (PRT) business. She is charged with identifying and delivering solutions for defined benefit plan sponsors as they seek to reduce or remove the risk associated with their pension plans. She also delivers valuable consultative guidance to intermediaries, investment consultants, actuaries and pension committees as they weigh the benefits of group annuities against their short- and long-term objectives.
Alex joined Prudential Retirement in 2007, and held several actuarial positions of increasing responsibility, primarily working in pricing roles to support financial analysis of new business opportunities.
Alex holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics with a focus on actuarial science from the University of Iowa. She is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries.
Continuing Education: 2 CE
ASPPA CPAs (CA, OR) CEBS ERPA JBEA MCLE (CA) NIPA AIF and CFP
Cost: $65 for members, $90 for non-members.
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