NU Online News Service, June 18, 12:05 p.m. – Banner Life Insurance Company, Rockville, Md., has hired Douglas Harmelink as vice president of strategic markets.

Harmelink will be in charge of marketing the company’s impaired risk program.

Harmelink has 20 years of experience in life insurance sales as an agent, brokerage manager and carrier-based sales executives. He served most recently as president of AdvancedMeetings.com, a high-tech startup.

He holds the Chartered Life Underwriter and Chartered Financial Consultant designations.