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UnitedHealth taps vice president to oversee retirement plans

Jaime Erickson was named vice president, wealth strategies for UnitedHealth Group Inc., Minnetonka, Minn.

Ms. Erickson confirmed that she joined the company in January. She is in charge of the company’s “financial fitness programs,” which include qualified retirement plans non-qualified retirement plans and employee stock purchase plans. UnitedHealth’s largest 401(k) plan had $7.46 billion in assets as of Dec. 31, according to its most recent Form 5500 filing.Representatives of UnitedHealth did not return requests for additional information.

Ms. Erickson had been head of the financial health benefits group at Comcast Corp., Philadelphia, overseeing the company’s defined contribution and defined benefit plans and employee stock purchase plans. The DC plans had $7.05 billion in assets as of Dec. 31, 2015, according to its 11-K filing.

John Demming, a Comcast spokesman, declined to comment on whether the company had named a successor.