NU Online News Service, April 16, 2003, 9:16 a.m. EST – New York Life Insurance Company, New York, announced today that David A.K. Harland has been elected a senior vice president.

He is responsible for the corporate governance unit and will continue to serve as a deputy general counsel and assistant secretary.

Harland joined New York Life in 1989 as assistant general counsel. He became an associate general counsel in 1991 and was elected a vice president in 1993, at which time he assumed day-to-day responsibility for the Office of the Secretary, the company says.

From 1999 to 2001, Harland was special assistant on special projects to the chairman and vice chairman. In 2001, he became chief of staff to the executive vice president and secretary of New York Life, the company says.

In 2002, Harland rejoined New York Life’s office of the general counsel as vice president and deputy general counsel.

Before joining New York Life, he was a litigation associate with Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson in Washington and New York.