SPRINGFIELD, Mass., March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MassMutual's Retirement Services Division is pleased to announce the transition of Bruce Jensen to managing director, effective March 1. Mr. Jensen, who most recently served as regional sales director with The Hartford's Retirement Plans Group (RPG), joined the firm on January 1 as part of MassMutual's acquisition of the RPG business.
In his new role, Mr. Jensen is responsible for business development and sales support of MassMutual's third-party and dedicated distribution channels focusing on mid-market retirement plans. He is partnering with MassMutual sales directors Patrick Alfano and Kiley Robinette in covering the Rocky Mountain region, including Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming. Mr. Jensen holds his BS in Interpersonal Communications and Economics from the University of Utah, his Chartered Retirement Plans Specialist (CRPS) designation and is Series 7 and Insurance licensed. He is based in Salt Lake City, Utah and reports to Tanya Jones, western divisional sales manager with MassMutual's Retirement Services Division.
"We are pleased to transition Bruce to his new role as managing director," says Scott Buffington, vice president and national sales manager with MassMutual's Retirement Services Division. "Advisors and third-party administrators serving plan sponsors and participants in the Rocky Mountain region will immediately benefit from Bruce's 25 years of experience in the retirement plans industry. As we progress with the integration of two complementary and advisor-centric business models following the RPG acquisition, we will continue to leverage our resources to provide world-class support to advisors in all markets," adds Buffington.
For more information about MassMutual Retirement Services, please contact your retirement plan advisor or call MassMutual at 1-866-444-2601.
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