Melissa Kivett will join TIAA as executive vice president of corporate retirement solutions and business development on May 15, Colbert Narcisse, TIAA's chief product and business development officer, announced in an employee memo Tuesday.
The position is new, a TIAA spokeswoman said.
Ms. Kivett will be responsible for identifying, managing and growing distribution channels and sales pipelines in the corporate market in partnership with Nuveen, TIAA's asset management arm, the spokeswoman said.
She will be based in New York and report to Mr. Narcisse.
Ms. Kivett will join TIAA from Prudential Financial, where she most recently served as managing director and head of enterprise strategic relationship management and was a member of the company's U.S. insurance operating committee.