A Nationwide news release said Stevenson will be responsible for leading distribution teams for public-sector retirement plan sales, Participant Solutions Center, managed accounts and bundled retirement plan sales. He will also lead the management of NRS’ key customer and business partner relationships.
Stevenson joined Nationwide in 2006 and
most recently served as vice president of marketing for the retirement
plans business, according to the company. His background includes time
with Warner-Lambert, leading a sales force of 500 as the company’s
national director of retail sales. Prior to joining Nationwide,
Stevenson held various leadership roles in marketing and brand
management with companies such as Warner-Lambert, The Quaker Oats
Company, and Xerox.
Stevenson holds a master’s in business
administration from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at
Northwestern University and an undergraduate degree in business and
finance from the University of Oklahoma.
Stevenson replaces Cain
Hayes who recently left Nationwide for Aetna to serve as the head of
its Public & Labor business, the company said.