ING U.S.’s Retirement business has hired Sam Ghazaleh as head of Investor Channel Sales for its Individual Retirement Markets, the company’s retail business that provides personal retirement, investment and income guidance and product solutions to pre-retirees, retirees and the rollover markets.
Ghazaleh, who will be based in ING U.S.’s Windsor, Conn. office, will report to Rich Linton, president of Individual Retirement Markets for ING U.S. Retirement. His appointment is effective November 12, 2012.
In this role, Ghazaleh will lead a team responsible for providing phone-based guidance and support to both new and existing ING U.S. customers looking for help with their retirement savings and income needs, including IRA rollovers.
Previously. Ghazaleh served as vice president of Business Retirement Solutions for Great-West Life & Annuity, leading the new business unit focused on growing the company’s IRA, retirement income and education offerings to defined contribution plan participants. Prior to that, Ghazaleh was senior vice president of the Personal and Workplace Investing group at Fidelity Investments.