Brockelman will report to Bob Carroll, national sales manager, Retirement Plan Services, as he leads the company’s expansion into the 401(k) mid-market sector.
“I am very excited that Jim is back, assisting us as we expand our presence in the mid-market,” says Carroll. “His knowledge and leadership will be a great asset as we continue to grow and gain momentum.”
Brockelman returns to John Hancock following a six-year absence, during which he held other senior sales roles. He joined Manulife in 2002 as national sales manager for the company’s managed account business, following a career in several executive roles in the mid-market defined contribution business. After Manulife acquired John Hancock in 2004, Brockelman joined John Hancock’s Retirement Plan Services business, serving as senior vice president of intermediary services, coordinating all retirement plan sales activity with the company’s intermediary sales channel, and eventually assuming the role of executive vice president of national sales.
John Hancock Financial is a division of Manulife Financial, a leading Canada-based financial services group with principal operations in Asia, Canada and the United States.