Security Benefit, a provider of mutual funds, annuities, exchange traded funds, retirement plans and programs, has appointed Kevin Hart as new head of its Retail Retirement division's national distribution group.

With over 25 years of experience in the financial services sector, Hart will join the senior management team of the Retail Retirement business line and report directly to the Retail Retirement president Doug Wolff.

Hart has experiences in the financial services industry, including wholesaling annuities and mutual funds, as well as sales and distribution initiatives for American Skandia, Sun America and Sun Life of Canada. He also has served as CEO and president for AIG’s broker/dealer network.

Wolff said that his prestigious resume brings a proven track record in sales and management in the financial services industry.