Great West Appoints Three 401(k) Sales Execs

Great-West Retirement Services has appointed three regional sales directors to focus on development of new corporate 401(k) business.

The new sales directors are Erik R. Woodin, who will focus on sales in Idaho, Montana and North Dakota; Guy Ridout, whose territory includes Alaska and the state of Washington; and James Noack, who will cover South Texas, including Houston and Austin.

Woodin and Ridout were previously internal wholesalers at Great-West Retirement Services. Noack joins the firm from the Principal Group where he served as a senior sales representative.

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“They strengthen our ability to deliver exceptional retirement plan solutions to the corporate market,” said William Harmon, vice president-401(k) sales for Great-West Retirement Services, in an announcement.

Great-West Retirement Services provides 401(k), 401(a), 403(b), and 457 retirement plan services to 21,000 plans representing approximately 3.5 million participants with $104 billion in assets as of December 31, 2006.