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Carlos Gonzalez

Carlos Gonzalez

Prudential Financial, Inc.
Vice President & Chief Legal Officer - International
Newark, NJ, USA

Carlos R. Gonzalez is the Chief Legal Officer (CLO) for Prudential Financial’s International Division, leading a team of lawyers located in the U.S., Asia, Europe and Latin America.  The businesses in the International Division manufacture and distribute individual life insurance, retirement and related products in selected international markets. 

His past experience includes acting as Vice President and Chief M&A Counsel at Prudential Financial.  In this role, Mr. Gonzalez focused on mergers and acquisitions transactions, joint venture and other strategic investments, including managing teams of cross functional lawyers in connection with domestic and international life insurance, retirement services and asset management acquisitions and other businesses.

Prior to joining Prudential Financial, he was a Senior Associate at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP in New York City, where he was a member of the Firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions Group representing strategic buyers and sellers in mergers and acquisitions transactions in the U.S., Latin America and Europe, and represented private equity firms in connection with leveraged buyouts, rollups, venture capital investments and dispositions of portfolio companies in the U.S.

Mr. González received his law degree from Columbia Law School and his undergraduate degree from Fairfield University.


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