NU Online News Service, June 7, 2004, 1:15 p.m. EDT – Health Net Inc., Woodland Hills, Calif., has named Gerald Coil president of its Health Net Life Insurance Company unit.[@@]

Coil has been president of the Health Net’s behavioral health subsidiary since October 2002, and he will continue to run that unit after he takes over as president of the life unit, Health Net says.

Coil succeeds Douglas King, who is now vice president of sales for Health Net’s California managed care unit.