NU Online News Service, June 15, 2004, 4:35 p.m. EDT – Assurant Health, Milwaukee, has promoted Raj Bal to executive vice president of group markets.[@@]

Bal has been Assurant’s senior vice president of specialty products & development. He began working for the company, which is a unit of Assurant Inc., New York, in 1999 as a vice president for small group product management.

Bal was president of Zeta Consumer Products Corp., Little Falls, N.J., from 1993 to 1998. He has a bachelor’s degree in economics from Loyola College and a master’s degree in marketing from the University of Manitoba.