NU Online News Service, Feb. 27, 11:59 a.m. – ING Re, Denver, has promoted Lisa Smith to vice president of planning and operations for its individual life and health unit.

Smith previously was executive director for organizational development and planning at ING Re. She has a bachelor’s degree in economics from Bates College and holds the Chartered Life Underwriter professional designation.

ING Groep N.V., Amsterdam, formed ING Re to manage the reinsurance businesses it absorbed through the acquisitions of ReliaStar Financial Corp., Minneapolis, and Security Life of Denver Insurance Company, Denver.