NU Online News Service, Aug. 27, 2003, 3:35 p.m. EDT – Summit Global Partners Inc., Dallas, has hired Glenn Morrison to be president of the eastern division of a new benefits consulting unit, Summit Global Partners Employee Benefits Consulting Group.

The new unit will help set up benefit plans for large and midsize companies, Summit Global says.

Summit Global says it hopes to open six benefits consulting offices in the United States in the next two years.

Morrison, who will be president of Summit Global Partners Illinois Employee Benefits Consulting as well as president of the benefits unit’s eastern division, will run an office in Chicago and an office in Dallas.

Morrison previously was the Chicago area president for Arthur J. Gallagher & Company, Itasca, Ill.