NU Online News Service, May 19, 2003, 11:14 a.m. EDT – AmerUs Group Company, Des Moines, Iowa, has hired Gregory Boal to be executive vice president-investment management at its investment management unit.

Boal will be responsible for managing the company’s $18 billion investment portfolio.

Boal has more than 18 years of investment management experience, along with a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in finance from the University of Wyoming. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst professional designation.