NU Online News Service, Oct. 15, 2003, 4:56 p.m. EDT – North American Company for Life and Health Insurance, Chicago, has hired Ron Ridlehuber to be president and chief operating officer.

Ridlehuber has worked for Southland Life Insurance Company, Denver; Jefferson-Pilot Corp., Greensboro, N.C.; and American General Corp., Houston.

North American is a unit of Sammons Enterprises Inc., Dallas.