NU Online News Service, June 16, 2003, 1:25 p.m. EDT – Hartford Financial Services Group Inc., Hartford, has promoted Lizabeth Zlatkus to chief financial officer of Hartford Life Insurance Company.

Zlatkus previously was director of Hartford’s group benefits division, which is responsible for group life and disability insurance, specialty products and medical stop-loss coverage. She succeeds David Foy, who left to become CFO of White Mountains Insurance Group Ltd., Guilford, Conn.

Zlatkus will be responsible for information technology as well as financial management, Hartford says.

Zlatkus began working for Hartford in 1983 on the property-casualty side. She has a bachelor’s degree from Pennsylvania State University and holds the Certified Public Accountant professional designation.

Richard Mucci, who was director of employer markets at the group benefits division, will succeed Zlatkus as the division director, Hartford says.

Before Mucci began working for Hartford in 2002, he ran the individual disability insurance business at Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company, Springfield, Mass.

Mucci has a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree from Boston College, and he is a fellow of the Society of Actuaries, Schaumburg, Ill.