NU Online News Service, May 5, 2003, 4:33 p.m. EDT – The Atlanta-based U.S. arm of ING Groep N.V., Amsterdam, has hired Dan McDonald to be the head of its life wholesale distribution channel, the ING LifeDesign Team.

McDonald has spent more than 15 years selling executive benefits and other products to the affluent, ING says. He previously worked for Jefferson Pilot Financial, Greensboro, N.C., a unit of Jefferson-Pilot Corp.