December 18, 2018
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Portland executive to receive national industry honor

Community Author: Matt Bahl
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Frances Denmark | BDN
Frances Denmark | BDN

PORTLAND — Matt Bahl, Director of Health & Productivity Analytics and Consulting for Prudential Group Insurance in Portland, has been elected to the inaugural “IBI Next” class of the Integrated Benefits Institute (IBI). The IBI Next designation is given to outstanding young professionals who are revolutionizing the way U.S. employers think about productivity, benefits, absence strategy and driving business performance. Bahl will receive this honor at a special event on March 12 during the 2018 IBI Forum in San Francisco.

Bahl, 36, oversees Prudential Group Insurance’s Northeast and Central regions, identifying the key drivers of absence and lost productivity in the workplace, creating innovative solutions that promote financial wellness, employee engagement with their work and overall well-being.

Prior to joining Prudential, Matt served as vice president of human resources for one of the largest health systems in northern New England.  He began his career as an attorney working on labor and employment issues. Matt is a cum laude graduate of the Southern Methodist University- Dedman School of Law and is a Phi Beta Kappa and magna cum laude graduate of Colorado College.

About Prudential Group Insurance

Prudential Group Insurance, a business of Prudential Financial, Inc., manufactures and distributes a full range of group life, long-term and short-term disability and corporate and trust-owned life insurance in the U.S. to institutional clients primarily for use within employee and membership benefit plans. The business also sells critical illness, accidental death and dismemberment and other ancillary coverages and provides plan administrative services in connection with its insurance coverages.

About Prudential Financial, Inc.

Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU), a financial services leader, has operations in the United States, Asia, Europe and Latin America. Prudential’s diverse and talented employees are committed to helping individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth through a variety of products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds and investment management. In the U.S., Prudential’s iconic Rock symbol has stood for strength, stability, expertise and innovation for more than a century. For more information, please visit

About Integrated Benefits Institute

As the leading research organization in health and productivity, the Integrated Benefits Institute, based in San Francisco, provides the data, research and tools professionals need to make sound decisions in how they invest in the health of their workforces. Since its inception in 1995, IBI has been an independent nonprofit serving more than 1,100+ members—the companies that provide health and productivity services and the companies that implement health-related programs to benefit their employees and their business.

MEDIA CONTACT: Frances Denmark