NU Online News Service, June 18, 2004, 5:53 p.m. EDT

Guarantee Trust Life Insurance Company, Glenview, Ill., has named 2 regional sales managers for its agency, accident and health business.[@@]

The new sales managers, Carl Leader and Demetri Simos, will be responsible for recruiting agencies that can help Guarantee sell insurance to older consumers.

Leader, who will manage sales in 9 Midwestern states, previously was a national accounts manager at Bankers Life and Casualty Company, Chicago. He has a bachelor’s degree in public relations and Spanish from Loras College.

Simos, who will handle 14 Northeastern states, previously was a sales manager in the life brokerage division at Zurich Life, Schaumburg, Ill. He has a master’s degree in business from the Keller Graduate School of Management.