John Hancock Retirement Plan Services, Boston, has promoted Jim Brockelman to executive vice president of national sales.
Brockelman is succeeding Peter Gordon, who has become president of John Hancock Financial Network, the career agency and brokerage arm of Hancock, Boston.
Hancock is a unit of Manulife Financial Corp.
Brockelman previously was senior vice president of intermediary services at the Hancock retirement services operation.
Brockelman has a bachelor’s degree from Washington and Lee University.
In other personnel news:
- The Phoenix Companies Inc., Hartford, has hired Louis DiGiacomo to be vice president of national accounts.
DiGiacomo previously was vice president and channel head for the independent channel at MetLife Investors, a unit of MetLife Inc., New York.
DiGiacomo attended the New York Institute of Technology.