ING Adds Staff to Bolster Multi-cultural Sales Efforts

December 10, 2009 ( - ING announced that it has added staff to further the company’s multicultural sales efforts, particularly in its retirement services business.

According to the announcement, the multicultural sales team provides marketing and sales assistance, in-language and in-culture financial education programs, training, and other customized support to distribution partners, plan sponsors, and ING’s regional sales organizations.

The new team members are: Andres Vargas Escobar, vice president of multicultural sales operations, to be based in Windsor, Connecticut; Juan Pablo Troncoso Philippi, manager of sales support, to be based in Irvine, California; Nydia Monarrez Lozano, manager of sales support, to be based in Tampa, Florida; and Erika Contreras Escobar, business coordinator, to be based in Windsor, Connecticut. Each hails from a country within ING’s Latin American operations, giving them knowledge of those audiences here in the U.S., the announcement said.

Combined with the existing multicultural sales staff, the team now represents many countries of origin, including Argentina, Chile, China, Colombia, Mexico, and South Korea.

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