NU Online News Service, Nov. 19, 2003, 10:20 a.m. – Travelers Life & Annuity, Hartford, has promoted Kathleen L. Preston to president of its retail annuities division. She had been executive vice president of retail life and annuity products, operations and communications for the company.

Preston will be responsible for managing annuity product development, risk management, marketing and sales for the division in addition to managing the life and annuity operations and communications departments. She reports to George Kokulis, chairman, president & CEO of Travelers Life & Annuity.

Preston joined Travelers in 1984.