Nationwide Announces Jackson Retirement

July 21, 2009 ( - After 25 years with Nationwide Financial William S. Jackson, senior vice president for Retirement Plans, will retire at year end.

Nationwide said it will immediately begin a search for his successor.

Jackson, 56, has served as senior vice president of retirement plans since 2006, according to a press release. He began his Nationwide career as a financial planning analyst in 1984 and became a portfolio account supervisor later that year.

In 1997, Jackson was named a director in non-affiliated sales, and was promoted to sales center officer in 1999. He was elected vice president in 2001, and until 2006, led the internal sales and service organization.