Kent Sluyter

President Prudential Annuities (Retired) | Prudential Financial


Kent Sluyter is an innovative executive leader and not-for-profit board director with a proven track record of driving scalable change that enhances revenue and relevancy in a changing global marketplace. He leverages more than 30 years of expertise in both technical and P&L roles in the insurance and investment industry, where he developed a passion for helping others improve their lives.

An analytical and articulate board member who influences and empowers to drive consensus, Kent currently serves as Vice Chair of the Montclair State University board as well as a member of the Feliciano School of Business advisory board. An authentic and approachable leader and mentor, he builds, engages, and integrates dynamic teams through fostering a strong culture of creativity and continual learning.

Kent recently retired from Prudential after a 39 year career where he served as President of Prudential Annuities. Prior to that role, Kent held a variety of executive positions with Prudential including, Chief Executive Officer of Individual Insurance and Prudential Advisors, Chief Risk Officer and Chief Actuary of Individual Insurance.

Kent received a BS in Mathematics from Lafayette College and is a Fellow in the Society of Actuaries, a Chartered Enterprise Risk Analyst and a Chartered Life Underwriter®. He credits Prudential for helping inspire a purpose in him to improve the lives of others and enjoys making an immediate impact in his community as a volunteer for various organizations.