NU Online News Service, March 21, 2005, 3:42 p.m. EST

A Newark, N.J., insurer is expanding its Seattle-based retirement products sales team.[@@]

The retirement services arm of Prudential Financial Inc. has hired Beverley Olivier and David Rowe to be vice presidents of Western Region sales.

Olivier and Rowe will sell full-service retirement plans in Washington and Northern California.

Olivier previously was the president of the retirement plan services division at Kibble & Prentice Holding Company Inc., Seattle, and Rowe was vice president for retirement plan services at Kibble.

Olivier has a bachelor’s degree in communications and business management from Pacific Union College. She holds the Certified Employee Benefit Specialist professional designation.

Rowe has a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from the University of Washington. He holds the Certified Pension Consultant professional designation.