NU Online News Service, June 4, 4:20 p.m. – MetLife Investors Group, Newport Beach, Calif., has hired Edward Wilson as executive vice president of the broker-dealer channel.

Wilson will be responsible for day-to-day sales management and sales strategy planning.

Wilson previously was senior vice president and chief sales officer at New York Life & Annuity, New York.

Before Wilson joined New York Life & Annuity, he was executive vice president at Golden American Life Insurance Company, West Chester, Pa.

Wilson has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Barry University in Miami Shores, Fla.

MetLife Inc., New York, recent set up the MetLife Investors Group to reach out to independent distributors.