NU Online News Service, Sept. 23, 11:31 a.m. – Hartford Financial Services Group Inc., Hartford, has promoted Michael Keeler to senior vice president.

Keeler, director of Hartford’s Individual Life Operations, will continue to report to Robert Kerzner, director of Hartford’s individual life division in Simsbury, Conn.

Keeler manages 800 employees in five offices in Simsbury; Hartford; Miami; Plymouth, Minn.; and Woodbury, Minn. Keeler is based in Plymouth.

Keeler joined Hartford as director of individual life services in 1997. He previously worked for the U.S. operations of AEGON N.V., The Hague, Netherlands.