NU Online News Service, Dec. 21, 1:54 p.m. – The Western and Southern Life Insurance Company, Cincinnati, has promoted three executives.

Herbert Brown was named senior vice president, public relations. Brown has directed the Western and Southern public relations department since 1990.

Edward Heenan was named senior vice president, corporate financial planning. Heenan has been the Western and Southern controller since 1987.

Bradley Hunkler, who joined the company in 2000 as an assistant controller, will succeed Heenan as controller.