NU Online News Service, Dec. 16, 2003, 12:32 p.m. EST – M Financial Group, Portland, Ore., a national financial services marketing consortium, has promoted Gabriel Schiminovich to vice president of product development.[@@]

Schiminovich, who was M Financial’s director of product research and development, will continue to run M Financial’s product development and due care units.

Schiminovich began working for M Financial in 1990 as manager of the competitive unit.

Schiminovich has a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from New York University. He is an associate of the Society of Actuaries, Schaumburg, Ill., and a member of the American Academy of Actuaries, Washington.