NU Online News Service, Feb. 10, 2004, 3:45 p.m. EST – Minnesota Life Insurance Company, St. Paul, Minn., has promoted 5 executives.[@@]

Bruce Shay was promoted to senior vice president, group client relationships, from vice president.

The company also has promoted Barbara Bauman, Von Peterson and Steve Thor to second vice president, from director.

Brian Anderson was promoted to second vice president, from actuary.