There's a new sales chief at John Hancock Funds
. A spokesperson for the company confirmed that Jeff Duckworth
has been appointed head of sales at the firm.
reports Duckworth takes over for Arthur Creel
, who was appointed to national head of distribution and marketing June 3 of this year, as reported by our sister publication, The 401kWire
. (see 401kWire, June 3, 2008, Separate Login Required)
Creel will now become the head of retirement planning services. The pub says Duckworth was previously the head of sales for Hancock's b-d, RIA and insurance wholesaling team. His replacement will be Darren Smith
, currently head of Hancock's West Coast variable annuities division.
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