Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company has promoted Hugh O’Toole to senior vice president in charge of national sales and distribution for the company’s retirement services division.
O’Toole previously was the interim head of distribution, according to MassMutual, Springfield, Mass.
In other personnel news:
- AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company, New York, a unit of AXA S.A., Paris, has named Joanne Pietrini-Smith chief operating officer of AXA Partners, the life insurance arm of AXA Distributors L.L.C., Farmington, Conn.
Pietrini-Smith previously was COO of AXA Equitable’s information technology group.
Pietrini-Smith has a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Saint Anselm College in Manchester, N.H., and a master’s degree in business from Babson College.