Lincoln Financial Distributors, subsidiary of Lincoln Financial Group, Philadelphia, has hired Francisco Navarro to be a regional sales director with the defined contribution/ 401(k) team.
Navarro previously was regional sales director at Mass Mutual Retirement Services Inc., Springfield, Mass.
Navarro attended California State University, Northridge.
New York Life Insurance Co., N.Y., has promoted Katherine O’Brien to be senior vice president and deputy general counsel in the Office of the General Counsel.
O’Brien previously was vice president and deputy counsel in the Office of the General Counsel.
O’Brien has a bachelor’s degree from Wesleyan University and a J.D. degree from Brooklyn Law School.
Securian Financial Group, St. Paul, Minn., has named current vice president and chief actuary Leslie Chapman, to be chief risk officer.
Chapman has a bachelor’s degree from Moorehead State University.
Transamerica Capital Inc., The Hague, Netherlands, has hired Scott Ramey to be head of business development.
Ramey previously was division sales manager in 2007-2008 with Transamerica Capital Inc.
Life and Health Insurance Foundation for Education, Arlington, Va., has hired Jaimee C. Niles to be vice president of communications.
Niles has a bachelor’s degree from Drake University.
Nationwide Financial Services, Inc. Columbus, Ohio, has named five new field service representatives for their private sector retirement plans sales.