Andrea Anastasio joined MassMutual earlier this month as head of investment management solutions, according to a news release Tuesday.
The position is new, spokeswoman Elizabeth Connerat said in an email.
Ms. Anastasio leads the investment product team and works with MassMutual's distribution and marketing teams, said Paul LaPiana, head of MassMutual U.S. product, in the release.
"Andrea joins us at a critical time as we continue to evolve our differentiated offering in a highly competitive and deeply entrenched universe of money managers," he said.
Ms. Anastasio previously was head of investment strategy and research North America at SSGA. Her duties were assumed by others on SSGA’s portfolio strategy team, spokeswoman Olivia Offner said in an email.
As of Dec. 31, MassMutual managed $616 billion. As of June 30, MassMutual's investment management solutions unit ran $63.3 billion.