NU Online News Service, Oct. 7, 2004, 2:46 p.m. EDT

A Southern carrier has brought in an Ohio University graduate to run one of its major sales operations.[@@]

Pan-American Life Insurance Company, New Orleans, has hired Suzanne Jurenek to be sales director of U.S. life sales.

Jurenek, who previously worked for Great American Life Insurance Company, Cincinnati, will be responsible for helping managing general agents and field producers to increase U.S. life, annuity and disability sales.

Jurenek has a bachelor’s degree from Ohio University. She earned the Chartered Life Underwriter and Chartered Financial Consultant professional designations from the American College.