NU Online News Service, July 10, 2003, 1:15 p.m. EDT – MetLife Inc., New York, has promoted Anthony Nugent to senior vice president for its Western individual business distribution system.

Nugent also will handle national individual and institutional sales programs for long-term care insurance, individual disability insurance and 401(k) plans.

Nugent previously was a vice president in charge of Western group regional operations. He holds the Chartered Life Underwriter and Chartered Financial Consultant professional designations.