Ducks Unlimited's 401(k) Plan Now Administered by MassMutual Retirement Services

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MassMutual's Retirement Services Division has been selected by Ducks Unlimited, Inc. (DU) of Memphis, Tenn., as the new recordkeeper for the company's 401(k) retirement plan, which serves more than 500 participants.

Ducks Unlimited is one of the world's largest nonprofit organizations dedicated to conserving North America's continually disappearing wetlands. Established in 1937, Ducks Unlimited has conserved more than 13 million acres thanks to contributions from more than a million supporters across the continent.

"Ducks Unlimited was immediately impressed with MassMutual's intense focus on improving plan health and participant retirement readiness," says Wayne Dierks, DU's director of human resources. "MassMutual's leadership in these key areas coupled with its strong local presence and high level of community involvement made MassMutual a clear choice. We are excited to arm our employees with MassMutual's resources, tools and programs to help them better plan and save for a successful retirement. MassMutual delivered an outstanding plan transition experience for us. Not only did we feel important, we felt like their only client," adds Dierks.

"MassMutual is delighted to welcome Ducks Unlimited as a valued new retirement services client, and we look forward to helping every participating employee reach their retirement savings goals," says Elaine Sarsynski, executive vice president of MassMutual's Retirement Services Division and chairman of MassMutual International LLC.

For more information about MassMutual's Retirement Services Division, please contact your financial professional or call MassMutual at 1-800-874-2502, option 4.

About MassMutual
Founded in 1851, MassMutual is a leading mutual life insurance company that is run for the benefit of its members and participating policyholders. The company has a long history of financial strength and strong performance, and although dividends are not guaranteed, MassMutual has paid dividends to eligible participating policyholders consistently since the 1860s. With whole life insurance as its foundation, MassMutual provides products to help meet the financial needs of clients, such as life insurance, disability income insurance, long term care insurance, retirement/401(k) plan services, and annuities. In addition, the company's strong and growing network of financial professionals helps clients make good financial decisions for the long term.

MassMutual Financial Group is a marketing name for Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) and its affiliated companies and sales representatives. MassMutual is headquartered in Springfield, Massachusetts and its major affiliates include: Babson Capital Management LLC; Baring Asset Management Limited; Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers LLC; The First Mercantile Trust Company; MassMutual International LLC; MML Investors Services, LLC, Member FINRA and SIPC; OppenheimerFunds, Inc.; and The MassMutual Trust Company, FSB.

MassMutual's Retirement Services Division has been serving retirement plans for more than 65 years. It offers a full range of products and services for corporate, union, nonprofit and governmental employers' defined benefit, defined contribution and nonqualified deferred compensation plans. It serves approximately 2.6 million participants.

For more information, visit www.massmutual.com or find MassMutual on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and Google+. For information regarding MassMutual's Retirement Services Division, you may also visit massmutual.com/retire or find us on Facebook.com/RetireSmart and YouTube.com/RetireSmart.

About Ducks Unlimited
Ducks Unlimited Inc. is one of the world's largest nonprofit organizations dedicated to conserving North America's continually disappearing wetlands. Established in 1937, Ducks Unlimited has conserved more than 13 million acres thanks to contributions from more than a million supporters across the continent. Guided by science and dedicated to program efficiency, DU works toward the vision of wetlands sufficient to fill the skies with waterfowl today, tomorrow and forever. For more information on our work, visit www.ducks.org. Connect with us on our Facebook page at facebook.com/DucksUnlimited, follow our tweets at twitter.com/DucksUnlimited and watch DU videos at youtube.com/DucksUnlimitedInc.

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Contact: Jessica Barry
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