NU Online News Service, Dec. 7, 2004, 4:51 p.m. EST

A Hamilton, Bermuda, life reinsurer is changing its executive lineup.[@@]

Scott Willkomm, who has been president of Scottish Re Group Ltd. since 2000, will succeed Michael French as CEO in January 2005.

French, who has been Scottish Re’s chief executive since May 1998, is also Scottish Re’s chairman. French will continue to serve as Scottish Re’s chairman and sit on the company’s board, the company says.

Willkomm has a bachelor’s degree from Bowdoin College.