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Carter to Head Nationwide’s Financial Services Business

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John Carter has been named President and Chief Operating Officer-elect of Nationwide’s financial services business lines, effective immediately. 

Carter succeeds Kirt Walker, who will become Nationwide’s CEO in October. Reporting to Walker, Carter will oversee the company’s retirement plans, life insurance (individual, business and corporate-owned), annuities and mutual funds business operations.

Carter joined Nationwide Financial in 2005 as president of the Nationwide Financial Sales and Distribution organization, responsible for leading sales of private-sector retirement plans, life insurance, annuities and mutual funds. He was named President of Nationwide’s retirement plans business in 2013. 

Prior to joining Nationwide, Carter held executive positions in financial services at Prudential Financial, UBS and Kidder Peabody.