NU Online News Service, Dec. 11, 2003, 6:05 p.m. EST – The distribution arm of John Hancock Financial Services Inc., Boston, has named Paul Hewitt managing director of Hancock’s agency in Miami.[@@]

Hewitt will be responsible for insurance and investment product sales in Florida and for sales to foreign nationals.

Hewitt, who has been a general agent in the Hancock distribution system since 1999, began working for the company in 1990. He is a member of the Million Dollar Round Table, Park Ridge, Ill.