BOSTON, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jim Brockelman is rejoining John Hancock Retirement Plan Services (JH RPS) as national director, mid-market, effective this week. He will report to Bob Carroll, national sales manager, JH RPS, and lead the company's expansion into the 401(k) mid-market sector.
"I am very excited that Jim is back, assisting us as we expand our presence in the mid-market," said Carroll. "His knowledge and leadership will be a great asset as we continue to grow and gain momentum."
Brockelman returns to John Hancock following a 6 year absence, during which he held other senior sales roles. He first joined Manulife in 2002 as national sales manager for the company's Managed Account business following an extensive career in several executive roles in the mid-market defined contribution business. After Manulife acquired John Hancock in 2004, Brockelman joined John Hancock's RPS business serving as senior vice president of intermediary services, coordinating all retirement plan sales activity with the company's intermediary sales channel, and eventually assuming the role of executive vice president of national sales.
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