Great-West Retirement Services Appoints Three 401k Regional Sales Directors
GREENWOOD VILLAGE, CO, September 19, 2007 -- Great-West Retirement Services has appointed three regional sales directors to focus on development of new corporate 401k plan business, it was announced today by William Harmon, vice president-401k sales for Great-West Retirement Services. The new sales directors are Erik R. Woodin, ChFC, APR, who will focus on sales in Idaho, Montana and North Dakota; Guy Ridout, whose territory includes Alaska and the state of Washington; and James Noack, who will cover South Texas, including Houston and Austin.
"I am extremely pleased to have these three experienced sales professionals as part of the Great-West Retirement Services team," said Harmon. "They strengthen our ability to deliver exceptional retirement plan solutions to the corporate market." Great-West Retirement Services currently has more than 35 sales and service staff supporting its corporate 401k plan business across the United States.
Woodin and Ridout were internal wholesalers at Great-West Retirement Services prior to assuming their new roles; Noack joins the firm from the Principal Group where he served as a senior sales representative.
About Great-West Retirement Services
Great-West Retirement Services, a business unit of Great-West Life & Annuity Insurance Company, is the fourth-largest retirement plan record keeper based on total participants, according to a ranking by Spectrem Group in January 2007. In all, Great-West Retirement Services provides 401k, 401(a), 403b and 457 retirement plan services to 21,000 plans representing approximately 3.5 million participants and $104 billion in assets at Dec. 31, 2006.
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