NU Online News Service, May 6, 2003, 12:49 p.m. EDT – Coventry First L.L.C., Fort Washington, Pa., a life settlement company, has hired Antonio Muniz to be its chief financial officer.

Muniz previously was chair of the life insurance market team and head of product management at ING U.S. Financial Services, a unit of ING Groep N.V., Amsterdam.

Muniz also helped Transamerica Reinsurance, a unit of AEGON N.V., The Hague, Amsterdam, enter Latin American and Asian markets, Coventry First says.

Muniz has a bachelor’s degree in economics and finance from the University of Pennsylvania.