Nationwide Financial® appoints Larry Milder to lead independent channel sales
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 1, 2006
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COLUMBUS, Ohio — Nationwide Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE: NFS) announced that Larry Milder has joined the company to lead sales in the independent channel.
Milder will be responsible for annuity, life insurance and pension 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, Larry will be a valuable asset as we continue to strengthen relationships with our business partners,” said John Carter, president of Nationwide Financial Distributors, Inc. “Our sales team is a critical component to providing simpler solutions to investment professionals and their clients, and we look forward to Larry leading this commitment in the independent channel.”
Milder comes to Nationwide Financial from MFS Investment Management, where most recently he served as senior vice president and director of national sales, overseeing retail distribution of mutual funds, annuities and separately managed accounts to independent, bank and insurance broker dealers. Prior to MFS he was a financial consultant with Merrill Lynch.
He holds undergraduate degrees in history and psychology from American International College and completed the course requirements in the master’s program at the Boston University School of Public Communications before joining ABC News as an associate producer.
About Nationwide Financial®
Nationwide Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE: NFS), a publicly traded company based in Columbus, Ohio, provides a variety of financial services that help consumers invest and protect their long-term assets, and offers retirement plans and services through both public- and private-sector employers.
It’s part of the Nationwide group of companies, which offers diversified insurance and financial services. The group is led by Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, which is ranked No. 98 on the Fortune 100 based on 2005 revenue1. For more information, visit www.nationwide.com.
Nationwide and the Nationwide Framework are federally registered service marks of Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company. On Your Side is a service mark of Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company.
1 Fortune Magazine, April 2006
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