The Hartford Announces New Structure for Employer Markets Group

November 24, 2008 ( - The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. announced a new organizational structure for its Employer Markets Group (EMG).

The company said the new structure is to better serve the group benefits and retirement plan needs of employers and their employees, optimize leadership talent, and drive growth opportunities.

According to the announcement, under the new organizational structure, Jamie Ohl, senior vice president, will lead the Retirement Plans Group (RPG).    Previously, Ohl was responsible for product development and business retention. Ron Gendreau, executive vice president, will continue to lead the Group Benefits Division (GBD).  

Marty Swanson, vice president and chief marketing officer, will lead marketing for both GBD and RPG, and is now responsible for ensuring consistent messaging for the organization and uncovering unique business opportunities across EMG’s markets. Harry Monti, senior vice president, is responsible for leading operations and service for EMG, as well as leading the integration of RPG’s recent acquisitions and helping to develop a multi-site strategy across EMG.  

Earlier this year, The Hartford completed the purchase of three retirement plans businesses: TopNoggin of Powell, Ohio (See Hartford Extends DB Technology With Acquisition); the Princeton Retirement Group’s alliance business of Atlanta and Winston-Salem, North Carolina (See Hartford Scores a Hat Trick); and SunLife Retirement Services of Boston and Phoenix (See Sun Life Sells US RK Biz to The Hartford).