Symetra Life Insurance Company has hired Phil Bouvier as its vice president of life insurance sales.

Bouvier will be responsible for increasing sales of Symetra’s advanced planning individual life insurance products and will assemble a new wholesaling team to support life distributors.

Before joining Symetra, Bouvier was national vice president, individual insurance division, at Sun Life Financial. He previously spent 15 years in a variety of sales and management positions at John Hancock.

“Phil has worked for premier life companies and has earned a stellar reputation with national distributors,” says Jon Curley, executive vice president of Symetra’s life division. “We’re delighted to welcome Phil to Symetra and look forward to his leadership as we grow and diversify our life business.”