John Hancock Pronounces Management Transitions At Retirement Plan Companies


BOSTON, Nov. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — In assist of its holistic retirement choices, John Hancock introduced right this moment that Gary Tankersley has been promoted to go of Gross sales and Distribution for John Hancock Retirement Plan Companies (JHRPS). He’ll report back to Patrick Murphy, president and CEO, JHRPS, and be part of the senior management group at RPS. The appointment is efficient instantly.

On this function, Mr. Tankersley is accountable for rising JHRPS enterprise in all segments of the market, encompassing start-ups to giant organizations and the Taft-Hartley market to drive new gross sales, in addition to increasing and overseeing JHRPS’ relationship with dealer sellers. He will probably be primarily based in Denver, CO. 

Mr. Tankersley has 23 years of expertise within the retirement plan providers enterprise. He joined John Hancock in February 2000 as regional vp at JHRPS. He was promoted to divisional vp for the Central Area in January 2013 and has served in that function till this announcement. In each 2016 and 2017 he acquired JHRPS’ award for divisional vp of the 12 months and through his tenure, Mr. Tankersley doubled gross sales in his territory.

“We’re happy to have Gary lead our Distribution and Gross sales group to develop distribution entry and success,” mentioned Mr. Murphy. “Gary has a expertise for having the ability to create an surroundings of collaboration and inspire his group to extend our enterprise with options that work for our prospects and shoppers all through all sectors of the retirement plan market.”

Additionally promoted was Abigail Benham into the function of vp for Nationwide Accounts with accountability for overseeing JHRPS’ relationships with broker-dealers and consulting corporations in addition to a group of nationwide account managers.  She will probably be primarily based in Boston and report back to Mr. Tankersley.

Ms. Benham joined JHRPS in 1998 as a advertising and marketing affiliate and has labored most lately as supervisor, Nationwide Accounts. In that function since 2007, Ms. Benham was answerable for growing technique and executing enterprise plans for a number of of John Hancock’s largest dealer seller relationships, representing over a 3rd of JHRPS key account belongings.

“Abigail has repeatedly demonstrated robust management in her numerous roles at JHRPS; she has a deep ardour for constructing relationships and cultivating partnerships with mutually helpful outcomes,” mentioned Mr. Tankersley. “I am assured her expertise and data will assist cement a powerful future for our group at JHRPS and the companions and shoppers we serve.”

In parallel, George Revoir, senior vp, Nationwide Accounts & Distribution, will retire from JHRPS in December 2018. With almost 35 years within the retirement plan providers business, 26 of which had been at JHRPS, Mr. Revoir has acquired many inside and business accolades for his work in distribution and middleman providers.

“George has been an asset to John Hancock and the complete retirement business,” mentioned Mr. Murphy. “We recognize his dedication and experience via the years and are grateful that he will probably be with us via the top of the 12 months to assist the management group with some key initiatives.”

About John Hancock Retirement Plan Companies 
As of June 30, 2018, John Hancock Retirement Plan Companies serviced over 58,000 plans with over 2.eight million members and $162 billion in AUMA Belongings.[1]

About John Hancock and Manulife 
John Hancock is a division of Manulife Monetary Company, a number one worldwide monetary providers group that helps individuals make their choices simpler and lives higher. We function primarily as John Hancock in the US, and Manulife elsewhere. We offer monetary recommendation, insurance coverage and wealth and asset administration options for people, teams and establishments. Belongings below administration and administration by Manulife and its subsidiaries had been over CAD$1.1 trillion (US$849 billion) as of June 30, 2018. Manulife Monetary Company trades as MFC on the TSX, NYSE, and PSE, and below 945 on the SEHK. Manulife will be discovered at

One of many largest life insurers in the US, John Hancock helps roughly 10 million Individuals with a broad vary of monetary merchandise, together with life insurance coverage, annuities, investments, 401(okay) plans, and faculty financial savings plans.  We additionally provide recommendation via Signator, a community of unbiased monetary advisors. Further details about John Hancock could also be discovered at

John Hancock Retirement Plan Companies, Boston, MA 02210.



1John Hancock Retirement Plan Companies consists of John Hancock Life Insurance coverage Firm (U.S.A.) (not licensed in New York), John Hancock Life Insurance coverage Firm of New York (licensed in New York), Valhalla, New York and John Hancock Retirement Plan Companies, LLC. Approximate unaudited figures for John Hancock Retirement Plan Companies division, offered on a U.S. statutory foundation. 

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