Dealflow | February 16, 2017

Prudential’s Mark Grier to chair the Global Impact Investing Network

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You want mainstream? Mark Grier, Vice Chairman at trillion-dollar financial services firm Prudential Financial, is the incoming chairman of the GIIN. Prudential itself has made a commitment to build a $1 billion impact investing portfolio by 2020.

At Prudential, Grier oversees investment, finance, risk management, corporate actuarial and investor relations functions.

Grier will work with the GIIN to, “mobilize the investment community to address the major challenges of our time,” he said in statement.

The GIIN’s founding Chair, Antony Bugg-Levine, will remain on the board of directors.

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