AXA Equitable Hires Sales Leader for 401(k) Unit

November 30, 2011 ( - AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company announced Richard Frink has joined the company as its 401(k) national sales manager.

Frink is responsible for leading the sales and business development of AXA Equitable’s Retirement Gateway401(k) product to AXA Advisors, LLC – the company’s retail distribution network of approximately 5,000 financial professionals nationwide. His focus is on helping AXA Advisors financial professionals grow their business through 401(k) product education, coaching, sales support and service.   

He will also be responsible for launching third-party distribution of Retirement Gateway nationally (see AXA Equitable Launches New 401(k) Solution).  

Frink will report to Mark Scalercio, senior vice president and head of AXA Equitable’s Employer-Sponsored business. 

Frink has more than 25 years of experience in the retirement plan market. Most recently, he was national marketing director, Retirement Plan Services for New York Life, where he spent the bulk of his career. 

He earned a bachelor’s degree from Long Island University. He also holds the FINRA Series 6, 26 and 63 licenses.