BOSTON, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- John Hancock Retirement Plan Services (JH RPS) is pleased to announce that it has hired Margaret (Peggy) Santhouse as vice president, National Accounts, responsible for its mid-market distribution relationships with major consulting, advisor and RIA organizations. She will report to George Revoir, senior vice president, Distribution.
"We are extremely pleased to have Peggy on our team," said Revoir. "Her experience and proven track record will be an asset to RPS. Adding Peggy, along with the recently announced return of Jim Brockelman, gives us extensive knowledge and experience to support our mid-market advisors as we continue to build momentum in this sector."
Santhouse has over 15 years of experience and most recently served as vice president of national distribution and relationship management at a significant mid-market company, where she led a team of Key Account Managers who developed distribution relationships with major consulting and advisor organizations.
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