NU Online News Service, June 18, 2004, 1:02 p.m. EDT

StanCorp Financial Group Inc., Portland, Ore., has expanded the role of one of its top executives.[@@]

Kim Ledbetter will be a senior vice president for asset management and individual disability at StanCorp’s Standard Insurance Company subsidiary.

Ledbetter has been a senior vice president for individual insurance and retirement plans at Standard. Ledbetter will continue to run the Standard individual insurance and retirement plans divisions, but he also will be responsible for the investment division, StanCorp says.

Ledbetter began working for Standard in 1974.