NU Online News Service, Nov. 29, 2004, 4:10 p.m. EST

A major financial services distributor has promoted a top sales manager.[@@]

Independent Financial Marketing Group Inc., Purchase, N.Y., has named Robert Summa national sales manager. Summa previously was division manager for IFMG’s eastern region and full-service programs.

Summa has a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Connecticut.

IFMG, a unit of Sun Life Financial Group Inc., Toronto, distributes annuities and other products through banks, credit unions and other financial institutions.