NU Online News Service, Jan. 25, 2005, 4:10 p.m. EST

A New York life insurer has added a top executive to a high-level advisory body.[@@]

The insurer, New York Life Insurance Company, has appointed Brian Murdock to its executive management committee.

Murdock, who joined the company in May 2004, is president of New York Life Investment Management L.L.C.

Murdock has a bachelor’s degree from Cornell University.