NU Online News Service, Feb. 27, 4:14 p.m. – MetLife Inc., New York, has hired Eileen McDonnell to be a senior vice president for individual insurance business development.

McDonnell will be responsible for supporting the retail sales distribution systems at the company’s MetLife Financial Services, New England Financial and GenAmerica Financial units.

McDonnell previously was a senior vice president and head of individual insurance at Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, New York.

She has a bachelor’s degree from Molloy College and a master’s degree in business from Adelphi University.