SPRINGFIELD, Mass., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- MassMutual's Retirement Services Division has appointed Tom Cremona its new division sales manager for the Northeast region, taking over for Hugh O'Toole who was recently named senior vice president and head of MassMutual's national sales and distribution organization.

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Tom Cremona has been with MassMutual since 1994 and has held various positions across the Retirement Services Division, most recently, as second vice president of investment consulting and product management. In this role, Cremona was instrumental in the development and maintenance of MassMutual's investment program, while providing valuable assistance to MassMutual's institutional sales team. Cremona has more than 28 years of experience in the retirement services industry with in-depth knowledge across many areas including customer service, actuarial services, investments and institutional sales management.

"Tom possesses deep retirement services knowledge, customer orientation and excellent relationship-building skills, and will serve as an outstanding example of leadership for the entire distribution team," states Hugh O'Toole. "MassMutual's institutional sales representatives and the advisors they serve are fortunate to have such a high level of expertise available to them in Tom," adds O'Toole.

Cremona is based in the company's Springfield, Mass. office and can be contacted at tcremona@massmutual.com. For more information about MassMutual Retirement Services, please contact your retirement advisor or call MassMutual at (888) 626-4911.