NU Online News Service, Dec. 8, 2004, 5:20 p.m. EST

A unit of Conseco Inc., Carmel, Ind., has brought in a senior planner.[@@]

Bankers Life and Casualty Company, Chicago, has hired Scott Goldberg to be vice president of strategic planning.

Goldberg previously was managing director of the development group at the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, Chicago. Goldberg also has worked in strategic planning at CNA Financial Corp., Chicago.

Goldberg has a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Illinois and a master’s degree in business from the University of Michigan. Goldberg holds the Certified Public Accountant professional designation.