ING Groep N.V. has hired Bruce Wallace to be senior vice president and head of strategic distribution for the U.S. life insurance business.

Wallace, who will be based in Minneapolis, previously was a managing general agent responsible for Eastern U.S. sales at Nationwide Financial Network, an arm of an affiliate of Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, Columbus, Ohio, according to ING U.S., Minneapolis.

Wallace has a bachelor’s degree from Baylor University.

In other personnel news:

Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America, Minneapolis, a unit of Allianz S.E., Munich, Germany, has hired Le Phan to be a senior counsel for employment law.

Phan previously was a shareholder at Felhaber Larson Fenlon & Vogt, Minneapolis, a law firm.

Phan has a bachelor’s degree from Hamline University and a law degree from William Mitchell College of Law.

Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, New York, has hired Eric Jones to be the regional vice president for Florida.

Jones previously was a regional pension consultant at Bentech Inc., Philadelphia.

P&R Dental Strategies Inc., New York, has hired Yousef Nabi to be director of sales.

Nabi previously was vice president of sales and marketing for EDI Health Group DentalXchange Inc., Irvine, Calif.

AlphaStaff Group Inc., Fort Lauderdale, Fla., has hired Joseph De Rosa to be executive vice president of traditional sales.

De Rosa was previously vice president of sales and marketing at a unit of Employers Holdings Inc., Reno, Nev.

De Rosa has a bachelor’s degree in business management with a concentration in marketing from St. John Fisher College.

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