Nationwide Financial appoints Timothy Long to Lead Independent Sales Channel
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 6, 2009
Erica Lewis (614) 249-0184
Columbus, Ohio— Nationwide Financial® today announced that Tim Long has been promoted to lead sales in the independent channel.
Long will be responsible for annuity, life insurance and retirement plan sales activities within the independent broker-dealer channel, and will assist with the development and marketing of new products.
“With more than 20 years of industry sales experience, I’m confident in Tim’s ability to lead our independent sales channel,” said John Carter, president of Nationwide Financial Distributors, Inc. “Tim understands the unique needs of our independent distribution partners and is committed to providing them with the retirement planning and income solutions their clients depend on them for, especially in today’s economic environment.”
Long has experience in all aspects of financial sales, including the distribution of annuities, mutual funds, life insurance and retirement plans. He has spent the last three years of his career at Nationwide, where he has been responsible for sales in the independent broker-dealer channel’s eastern division. Before joining Nationwide, he held leadership positions with various investment firms, including MFS Investment Management, Transamerica and Legg Mason.
He earned his undergraduate degree in finance from Temple University, and holds Series 7 and 63 licenses.
Nationwide, based in Columbus, Ohio, is one of the largest and strongest diversified insurance and financial services organizations in the U.S. and is rated A+ by A.M. Best. The company provides a full range of personalized insurance and financial services, including auto insurance, motorcycle, boat, homeowners, life insurance, farm, commercial insurance, administrative services, annuities, mortgages, mutual funds, pensions, long-term savings plans and health and productivity services. For more information, visit www.nationwide.com.
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