NU Online News Service, Oct. 9, 1:28 p.m. – Bankers Life and Casualty Company, Chicago, has hired William Lombardo to run The Bankers Learning Network, a new training program for agents who sell life insurance, annuities and other products to older customers.

Lombardo previously was executive vice president of sales and marketing at Princeton Learning Systems Inc., Princeton, N.J., and eMind.com L.L.C., New York, two providers of Web-based training programs.

Lombardo is also a former vice president of The American College, Bryn Mawr, Pa.