NU Online News Service, Jan. 8, 10:30 a.m. – The board of Milliman USA, Seattle, a large insurance consulting and actuarial firm, has appointed Patrick J. Grannan president and chief executive officer, succeeding Robert L. Collett.

Collett, who had been president of Milliman since 1990 and its chief executive since May 1992, becomes vice chairman of Milliman USA. He also continues as chairman of Milliman Global, an umbrella organization that links Milliman USA with actuarial and consulting affiliates outside the United States.

Grannan joined Milliman USA in 1978 at its Philadelphia office.