Shawn Dreffein, president of National Planning Corporation (NPC) and CEO of the National Planning Holdings broker/dealer network of Jackson National Life, has retired from those positions, and will be succeeded as NPH CEO by James Livingston.
American Century Investments appointed Barry Fink, formerly of Morgan Stanley Investment Management, as executive VP and COO.
New York Life Investment Management Fixed Income Investors Group announced that Thomas Girard has joined as managing director and senior portfolio manager.
AIG VALIC has named Laurel Cochennet as VP and director of consulting relations with senior retirement plan consultants.
Mutual fund lawyer Thomas Smith has joined the SEC’s Division of Investment Management as a senior advisor to division director Andrew Donohue. Smith was a partner with the New York office of Sidley Austin, LLP.