NU Online News Service, Sept. 27, 2004, 2:01 p.m. EDT

The Financial Services Sector Coordinating Council for Critical Infrastructure Protection, New York, has named George Hender vice chairman.[@@]

The coordinating council is a vehicle that the American Council of Life Insurers, Washington, and other major financial services trade association use to talk about ways to protect the financial services infrastructure against the threat of terrorism.

Hender is vice chairman of the Options Clearing Corp., Chicago.