NU Online News Service, Jan. 3, 2005, 3:15 p.m. EST

Stanton Group, Minneapolis, has named Jim Egan senior vice president of its health and welfare practice.[@@]

The benefits broker says the practice has about 1,200 midsize employer clients.

Egan previously was a practice leader in the Advantage America Employee Benefits market segment at Marsh Inc., a unit of Marsh & McLennan Companies Inc., New York.