NU Online News Service, Sept. 2, 2003, 5:48 p.m. EDT – Old Mutual Financial Network, Baltimore, has hired Linda Hoitt to be vice president of its annuity distribution arm.

She will head sales and marketing programs for annuity products of two Old Mutual subsidiaries, Fidelity and Guaranty Life Insurance Company and Americom Life and Annuity Insurance Company.

Hoitt previously led annuity and institutional marketing for Jefferson Pilot Financial Life Insurance Company, Greensboro, N.C., a unit of Jefferson-Pilot Corp.

Old Mutual Financial is a U.S. arm of Old Mutual P.L.C., London.