NU Online News Service, Dec. 17, 4:23 p.m. – Jackson National Life Insurance Company, Lansing, Mich., has promoted Mike Wells to chief operating officer and Clifford Jack to chief distribution officer.

Wells, who will be responsible for distribution channels, new ventures and operations, will be the chairman of Jackson National’s information technology steering committee. He was president of Jackson National Life Distributors Inc., the company’s broker-dealer marketing arm.

Jack, who will be in charge of retail distribution, has been president of Jackson National Life Distributors since July 2001.

Jackson National is a unit of Prudential P.L.C., London.