Nationwide Financial Services Inc., Columbus, Ohio, has named Doug Allen, Bob Eviston, Tim Stephens, Christine Travis, and Jennifer M. Turkos to be new wholesalers in the life insurance, annuities and retirement plans businesses.
Allen previously worked at Genworth, Richmond, Va. He will now lead the Louisiana and Mississippi territory as regional vice president.
Eviston previously was program director at Nationwide for the past eight years. He will now serve as vice president for the New Mexico and Arizona territory.
Stephens will be the regional sales director for the Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Kansas region.
Travis previously worked for Smith Insurance Services, Columbus, Ohio. At Nationwide she will be regional life consultant in Eastern Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Southern New Jersey region.
Turkos previously worked for ING, Windsor, Conn. At Nationwide she will be the regional vice president for the Eastern Pennsylvania territory supporting annuity sales in the independent broker/dealer channel.
MassMutual Retirement Services Division, Springfield, Mass., has hired Jeffery Keller to be managing director for the southeast region.
Keller previously was managing director and head of defined contribution investment at New York Life, N.Y.
Towers Watson, N.Y., has hired Helen Mills to be account director for its New York metropolitan area, Washington D.C., and areas across the east division effective April 18,2011.
Prior to her new role, Mills spent the last 15 years at Aon Hewitt, LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill.
Aviva USA, Des Moines, Iowa has promoted Joseph W. Wittrock to be chief investment officer.