Deschenes is MassMutual’s New CMO for Retirement Income Unit

MassMutual Financial Group announced that Stephen Deschenes has been hired as senior vice president and chief marketing officer (CMO) for MassMutual’s Retirement Income Group.

Reporting to Drew Dickey, senior vice president and group managing director of Retirement Income, Deschenes will assume overall responsibility for marketing, product development, and pricing of the broad array of Retirement Income products. In addition, the company said, Deschenes will be charged with the management of a special, dedicated team focused upon development of income products, such as MassMutual’s Retirement Management Account (RMA).

With nearly 25 years of marketing experience with a strong history in financial services, Deschenes was most recently executive vice president and head of product management for Fidelity Investments Life Insurance Company.