NU Online News Service, Nov. 17, 2004, 11:32 a.m. EST

A St. Paul, Minn., life insurer has promoted a customer retention specialist.[@@]

Minnesota Life Insurance Company has named Kristi Fox manager, group client relationships. Fox will be responsible for strengthening relationships with group life clients and keeping their business. She previously was a senior client relationship advisor.

Fox has a bachelor’s from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls and a master’s degree in business from the University of St. Thomas.