The Hartford Increases Focus on Government, Tax-Exempt Markets

March 17, 2011 ( - The Hartford launched a strategy to increase its share of the government and tax-exempt retirement plans markets, and enhance education for participants in all plans.

Donald MacQuattie, vice president of health, education, and tax-exempt (HETE) retirement plans, is now responsible for government retirement plan sales and retention as well.  He is charged with expanding these businesses by creating new products, establishing best-in-class service, and driving technology enhancements.  

Scott Sanderson, vice president of education and retention, is now spearheading The Hartford’s efforts to educate retirement plan participants and retain 401(k) plans.  He is responsible for helping the Retirement Plans Group’s team of educational specialists increase participation in 401(k), 457, and 403(b) retirement plans and guiding a team of corporate plan retention specialists to meet the evolving needs of existing retirement plan sponsors.  

Both MacQuattie and Sanderson report to Sharon Ritchey, executive vice president of RPG.