David Seymour has been appointed national industry director for investment management services of KPMG of New York. This practice is a unit of KPMG's financial services line of business. Seymour has been with the firm for 21 years and most recently has specialized in mutual funds.
George Manning has joined John Hancock Retirement Services of Boston as national sales manager, heading sales of all of Hancock's retirement products. Manning was previously vice president for technical sales and retirement product management at Putnam Investments of Boston. Hancock has also hired two new wholesalers, reporting to Manning. They are Mark Dence and Jonathan Steiner.