SOURCE: Prudential plc

September 21, 2006 10:56 ET

Prudential PLC announces Board Change

LONDON, UK -- (MARKET WIRE) -- September 21, 2006 --

Date: 21 September 2006

Prudential plc announces the departure of Mark Norbom as Chief Executive of Prudential Corporation Asia

The Board of Prudential plc ("Prudential") announces the departure of Mark Norbom as Chief Executive of Prudential Corporation Asia. A successor will be announced shortly.

Mark Tucker, Group Chief Executive Officer, Prudential plc, said:

"Personally and on behalf of the Board, I would like to wish Mark Norbom well and thank him for his contribution since joining us in January 2004. Prudential Corporation Asia is in good health, delivering strong growth and went cash positive for the first time this year. We remain very excited about the growth opportunities in the region."



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*Prudential plc, a company incorporated and with its principal place of business in the United Kingdom, and its affiliated companies constitute one of the world's leading financial services groups. It provides insurance and financial services directly and through its subsidiaries and affiliates throughout the world. It has been in existence for over 150 years and has GBP238 billion in assets under management, as at 30 June 2006. Prudential plc is not affiliated in any manner with Prudential Financial, Inc, a company whose principal place of business is in the United States of America.

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