Money Management

Insured Retirement Institute chooses new president/CEO

Wayne Chopus was named president and CEO of the Insured Retirement Institute, the organization announced in a news release Tuesday.

He will start Jan. 1, 2019, succeeding Catherine J. Weatherford, who is retiring after 10 years of leading the Washington-based organization, which represents major insurers, money managers, broker-dealers and financial professionals.

Mr. Chopus, who is a member of IRI's board of directors, is currently senior vice president, strategic relationship management, in the individual solutions group at Prudential Financial.

Prudential spokeswoman Sheila Bridgeforth said Mr. Chopus' team will share his responsibilities and report to Ann Nanda, vice president, strategic relationship management and business development, individual solutions group.