Hanlon will lead a team responsible for providing guidance and sales support to the more than 6.4 million individuals currently participating in ING-administered retirement plans, while building relationships with new customers looking to meet their retirement savings and income needs.
According to a press release, Hanlon joined ING in 2008 and previously served as senior vice president for public market sales in the company’s Retirement Services division. In that role, he managed all sales, distribution and client relationship efforts across the 403(b) and 457 education, government, health care, and not-for-profit market segments.
Prior to joining ING, Hanlon spent 21 years in a variety of executive capacities in the defined contribution and retail distribution businesses at Fidelity Investments. His most recent roles at Fidelity included serving as head of defined contribution sales for tax-exempt market and national sales manager and regional vice president in the retail division.
Hanlon holds a bachelor’s degree from Franklin College in Franklin, Indiana. Earlier this year, ING expanded the role of X. Rick Niu to serve as chief marketing officer of Retirement Marketing, bridging ING U.S. Retirement Services, its retirement plan business, and ING Individual Retirement (see ING Names Chief Marketing Officer for Retirement Services Business).